Fire on the Mountain
The Nature of VolcanoesBook - 1994
Fiery windows into the center of our planet, volcanoes offer scientists a glimpse into vital geologic processes that help us to better understand the earth and its place in the universe. This exceptional volume explores the fascinating nature of volcanoes with a lively, accessible text and over 100 spectacular, full-color photographs, including images of devastating eruptions and lava flows throughout history, from Vesuvius to Mount Saint Helens. Complete with color maps and a glossary, Fire on the Mountain will intrigue and inform lay readers, nature enthusiasts, and students of volcanology with a dazzling look at these unique geologic phenomena.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1994
Branch Call Number: 551.2 J66
Characteristics: 132 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm