Extreme Natural Disasters
Tells the stories of the biggest natural disasters and includes hurricanes and cyclones, tornadoes, volcanoes, droughts, blizzards, and ice storms. This book offers scientific information on the number of people affected, the amount of property destroyed, the geographic scale of ... read full description below.
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From hurricanes recorded in Mayan hieroglyphics to more recent events like Katrina and the Sumatra tsunami, this book tells the stories of the biggest natural disasters. Extreme Natural Disasters includes hurricanes and cyclones, tornadoes, volcanoes, droughts, blizzards, and ice storms. The book offers chilling scientific information on the number of people affected, the amount of property destroyed, the geographic scale of the disaster, and the frequency with which certain areas are hit. The biggest, strangest, and most remarkable extreme wonders on the planet are finally exposed and explained! Extreme Wonders is a new dynamic full-colour series covering the amazing creatures, technology, and events that surpass the ordinary. Each title explores the most thrilling and awesome occurrences of a specific topic, with exciting tales of the natural world, scientific discovery, and beyond.
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