The Complete Idiot's Guide to Natural Disasters PDF ePub eBook

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Natural Disasters free pdf CIG to Natural Disasters provides clear, concise information on the causes and effects of natural disasters: earthquakes, volcanoes, mudslides, sinkholes, tornadoes, El Nino, lightning strikes, hurricanes, floods, blizzards, droughts, insect infestations, epidemics, famines, and celestial events (meteor strikes and sunspots). The book also details where to live to experience the most -- or the least -- disasters, and discusses basic disaster preparedness.
-- Quake prediction, from seismographs to livestock prophecy!
-- Surf's up -- tsunamis (tidal waves)
-- We're not in Kansas anymore -- tornadoes' prime locations
-- Water spouts and other minor big winds
-- El Nino, from Mexico to Borneo
-- The mysterious mistral -- going crazy on the Cote d'Azur
-- Pyres, fires, and conflagrations of note
-- Frozen water -- blizzards and how to survive them
-- German cockroaches and the Teutonic plague

About Laura Harrison McBride

Laura Harrison McBride has written almost a dozen books and more than 5,000 articles for magzines and newspapers on almost every subject. She has personally experienced a dozen hurricanes, two tornadoes, one waterspout, the Mistral, two earthquakes, a flood (of her home), and a fire (in her office building).

Details Book

Author : Laura Harrison McBride
Publisher : Alpha Books
Data Published : 06 September 2000
ISBN : 0028632362
EAN : 9780028632360
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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