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The Resource Why the earth quakes, Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Michael Lilly

Why the earth quakes, Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Michael Lilly

Label
Why the earth quakes
Title
Why the earth quakes
Statement of responsibility
Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Michael Lilly
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses origins, causes, and historical occurrences, of earthquakes and volcanoes and how to prepare for them
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
551.2/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE522
LC item number
.L48 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Why the earth quakes, Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Michael Lilly
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=007208669&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cracked egg -- Fire goddess -- Mountains of Vulcan -- Lisbon, 1755 -- Birth of seismology -- Measuring earthquakes -- Kanto earthquake -- Resisting earthquakes -- Great fault -- Three minutes in Anchorage -- Precursors and predictions -- Seismic isolation -- Social consequences: Codes and public policy -- Risk and preparedness -- Echoes of the big bang
Control code
180791
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9780393037746
Lccn
95001021
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm31971414
  • (OCoLC)31971414
Label
Why the earth quakes, Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Michael Lilly
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=007208669&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cracked egg -- Fire goddess -- Mountains of Vulcan -- Lisbon, 1755 -- Birth of seismology -- Measuring earthquakes -- Kanto earthquake -- Resisting earthquakes -- Great fault -- Three minutes in Anchorage -- Precursors and predictions -- Seismic isolation -- Social consequences: Codes and public policy -- Risk and preparedness -- Echoes of the big bang
Control code
180791
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9780393037746
Lccn
95001021
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm31971414
  • (OCoLC)31971414

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