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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


Tom Simkin, Richard S. Fiske - 1984 - Science - 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

On the Gaseous Products of the Krakatoa Eruption, and Those of Great ...

The Eruption of Krakatoa: And Subsequent Phenomena

The burning island: a journey through myth and history in the volcano ...

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

The Volcano Lover: A Romance

Susan Sontag - 1992 - Fiction - No preview available
A romance set in eighteenth-century Naples follows the fortunes of a British ambassador, the ravishing woman he marries, and the young British admiral with whom she falls in love. Reprint. 75,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo.