Volcanoes and earthquakes by Mary Elting

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Published by Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers in New York .

Written in English

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Discusses how earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur and how they can be predicted.

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StatementMary Elting, with Rachel Folsom and Robert Moll ; illustrated by Courtney.
ContributionsFolsom, Rachel., Moll, Robert N., Courtney, ill.
LC ClassificationsQE521.3 .E37 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination[42] p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2214101M
ISBN 100671672177
LC Control Number89037107

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