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Natural Disasters (Facts on File Science Library)

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    Lee Davis
This is an updated guide to natural disasters around the world. "Natural Disasters, New Edition" provides a comprehensive survey of the natural calamities that have ravaged mankind and altered the course of human history.This fascinating reference features approximately 600 entries - with more than 60 new and updated - that are organized by disaster type, then alphabetized by the name of the country in which the event occurred. Each section begins with the worst recorded events within the disaster type: a helpful, updated chronology of the events: and an introduction. In addition to providing the basic facts of each disaster, the readable text offers important insight into the background of each event, the ultimate impact on mankind and the environment, and compelling eyewitness accounts.New features include an 8-page insert of 20 compelling full-color photographs, an expanded bibliography, and a helpful listing of Web resources. Its coverage includes: Avalanches and landslides: Cyclones: Droughts and Famines: Earthquakes: Floods: Hurricanes: Ice, snow, and other types of storms: Natural explosions: Plagues and epidemics: Tornadoes: Typhoons: and, Volcanic eruptions.  
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  • PDF | 464 pages
  • Lee Davis
  • Facts on File
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