Extreme Volcanoes

by John Farndon

Part of a Series: When Nature Attacks.

The molten rock just under Earth’s solid crust sometimes erupts suddenly and violently, causing streams of red-hot lava and scorching high-speed avalanches called pyroclastic flows. Volcanoes can bury entire cities in ash, poison the air with suffocating gases, trigger earthquakes and tsunamis, and drastically alter our climate. Witness the world’s most extreme volcanic disasters throughout history, from the Yellowstone supervolcano to Vesuvius and Krakatoa, and find out what could happen if they erupt again. Learn how volcanoes form, what causes them to erupt, and why the benefits may outweigh the dangers for the people who live near them. Discover the science and technology that could help volcanologists save lives by predicting future devastating explosions.

ISBN: 9781512432206

JLG Release: February 2018

JLG Member Price
$20.25

Series Nonfiction: Science 3-5

Grades 3-5

$243.00/year

12 books / $20.25 a book

  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9781512432206

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    Library edition

    Publisher

    Hungry Tomato

    Page Count

    32

    Trim Size

    7" x 9"

    Dewey Classification

    551.21

    Lexile

    Level: IG1130L

    Genre

    Nonfic


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