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Disastrous earthquakes

by Henry Gilfond

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Earthquakes.

  • About the Edition

    Explains what causes earthquakes, how to predict and measure them, and ways to prevent damage. Also describes great quakes throughout history.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Henry Gilfond.
    SeriesA First book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE534.2 .G54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4259057M
    ISBN 10053104324X
    LC Control Number81004625
    OCLC/WorldCa7278597

    "San Francisco's Great Disaster, A Full Account of the Recent Terrible Destruction of Life and Property by Earthquake, Fire, and Volcano in California and at Vesuvius" by Sydney Tyler. First edition, first printing. Illustrated. Published by The Minter Company, Harrisburg, P. A., The book is Seller Rating: % positive.   Earthquakes Can Teach Us About Disaster and Resilience Journalist Jon Mooallem’s new book, ‘This is Chance!,’ revives a decades-old story about an .

    Very small earthquakes are rated up to about on the Richter scale. Moderate earthquakes rated up to magnitude 5 can cause minor damage. Earthquakes of magnitude 6 and higher are major earthquakes. They can cause widespread damage and loss of life. Today there are many different magnitude scales in addition to the Richter scale. Ranging from an examination of temblors mentioned in the Bible, to a richly detailed account of the catastrophe in San Francisco, to Japan’s Great Kanto Earthquake of , to the Peruvian earthquake in (the Western Hemisphere’s greatest natural disaster), this book is an unequaled testament to a natural phenomenon that can be not.

    Get this from a library! Monsters in the earth: the story of earthquakes. [Charles E Mercer] -- Examines the causes and effects of earthquakes, discusses earthquake predicting, and recounts some of earth's most disastrous quakes. The disastrous magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake was not the “Big One”! If you do not prepare for the next big quake in the Bay Area, you and your family could be left without a home, food and water, medical supplies, and financial resources.


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