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Krakatau, 1883--the Volcanic Eruption and Its Effects

Tom Simkin, Richard S. Fiske - 1983 - 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

Ocean: The World's Last Wilderness Revealed

Peter Frances, Angeles Gavira Guerrero - 2006 - Marine biology - No preview available
Explore the last wilderness left on Earth From mangrove swamp to ocean floor, mollusc to manatee, Atlantic Conveyer to Hurricane Katrina, unravel the mysteries of the sea. Marvel at the oceans' power and importance to our planet - as the ...

Oceans: A Visual Guide

Stephen Hutchinson, Lawrence E. Hawkins - 2005 - Nature - No preview available
Uses text, photographs, and maps to explore the world's oceans and the life forms they support, covering such topics as how the oceans were formed, how they interact to affect global weather patterns and the history of ocean exploration.

Ocean: Revealing the Secrets of the Deep

Parragon, Incorporated, Bryan Richard, Sarah Rickayzen, Joan Barker - 2007 - Nature - No preview available
From a certain point in outer space, above the pacific Ocean, the Earth appears entirely blue. It is the presence of liquid water in such vast quantities that marks the planet out from its neighbors in the solar system. The oceans spawned the ...

Smithsonian Ocean: Our Water, Our World

Deborah Cramer - 2008 - Science - Limited preview
Nobel Prize winner Al Gore wrote of Deborah Cramer's previous book Great Waters, "I urge everyone to read this book, to act on its message, and to pass on its teachings." Now Cramer offers a groundbreaking book for an even more urgent time. Our ...