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Fire in the Sea: The Santorini Volcano : Natural History and the Legend of ...

Walter Ludwig Friedrich - 2000 - Science - No preview available
When the Greek island of Santorini, or Thera, erupted dramatically in the seventeenth or sixteenth century BC, it produced one of the largest explosions ever witnessed by humankind. The event covered Bronze Age settlements on the island with ...

Evolution and Dynamics of the Australian Plate

R. R. Hillis, R. D. Müller - 2003 - Science - Limited preview

Krakatau, 1883--the Volcanic Eruption and Its Effects

Tom Simkin - 1983 - Government publications - Snippet view
From the Blurb: On August 26 and 27, 1883, the island volcano Krakatau erupted, ejecting more than four cubic miles of debris and creating a huge plume of gas and ashes that rose to an altitude of thirty miles. Spectacular, fiery sunsets resulted ...

Nature, Volume 28

Sir Norman Lockyer - 1883 - Electronic journals - Full view

The Burning Island: A Journey Through Myth and History in the Volcano ...

Pamela Frierson - 1991 - Hawaii Island (Hawaii) - Snippet view
Contrasts native and western views of the land and explores attitudes toward nature on the Hawaiian Island of Hawaii.


Mauro Rosi, Paolo Papale, Luca Lupi - 2003 - Nature - Limited preview
Offers a look at the structure, characteristics, and morphology of volcanoes with an examination of why they erupt along with an overview of the environmental benefits and detriments they cause. Original.

Hawaii, Land of Volcanoes

Jan TenBruggencate - 2000 - Travel - Snippet view
In Hawaii, Land of Volcanoes the reader is taken on a great visual adventure. You can follow the life of volcanoes, from their birth deep under the oceanlike the still-submerged Loihito their growth into stone giants like Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea ...

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883

Simon Winchester - 2005 - History - Limited preview
Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, examines the legendary annihilation in 1883 of the volcano-island of Krakatoa, which was followed by an immense tsunami that killed nearly forty thousand people ...