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Title:
Landslides, mudslides, & avalanches
Author:
Miles, Liz, author.
ISBN:
9780716699378

9780716699286
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Edition:
3rd edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago, IL : World Book, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
55 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm.
Series:
World Book's library of natural disasters

World Book's library of natural disasters.
Contents:
Mass movement -- Landslides -- What is a landslide? -- Types of landslides -- China, 1920 -- What causes a landslide? -- What happens during a landslide? -- Landslide effects -- Alaska, 1964 -- Avoiding landslides -- Submarine landslides -- Mudslides -- What is a mudslide? -- Gansu mudslide of 2010 -- Devastating volcanic mudslides -- Rain-induced landslides -- Vargas mudslides of 1999 -- Mudslide in Oso, Washington -- Avalanches -- What is an avalanche? -- Why do avalanches happen? -- The Alps, 1999 -- What happens during an avalanche? -- The effects of avalanches -- Stevens Pass, 1910 -- Avalanche prevention and rescue -- Everest avalanches of 2014 and 2015.
Abstract:
"A discussion of landslides, mudslides, and avalanches, describing their characteristics, patterns of occurrence, and impacts. Features descriptions of significant landslides and avalanches from history"--
Reading Level:
Ages 5-11.
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