Earthquake geo facts / Georgia Amson-Bradshaw.Material type: BookSeries: Publisher: St. Catharines, ON ; New York, NY : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2018Copyright date: ©2017Description: 32 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780778743972 (paperback); 9780778743828 (hardback).Other title: Earthquake geofacts | Earthquake.Subject(s): Earthquakes -- Juvenile literature | Earthquakes -- History -- Juvenile literature | Plate tectonics -- Juvenile literature | Rescues -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 551.22
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Originally published: The Watts Publishing Group, 2017.
What is an earthquake? -- Tectonic plates -- Plate boundaries and faults -- San Francisco 1906 -- Measuring earthquakes -- Earthquake hazards -- Peru 1970 -- Earthquakes and buildings -- Rescue and relief -- Nepal 2015 -- Preparing for earthquakes -- Tsunamis -- Japan 2011.
Discover what earthquakes are and how they are caused. Find out how scientists measure earthquakes, and what makes some earthquakes so much more destructive than others. Read about some of the most serious earthquake disasters in history, and how people can be better prepared in the future.
9 - 11 years.