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2 edition of Earthquake found in the catalog.

Earthquake

Gordon Thomas

Earthquake

the destruction of San Francisco

by Gordon Thomas

  • 50 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Ulverscroft in Leicester [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 20th century,
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts.
    ContributionsMorgan Witts, Max.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination490 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages490
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22987820M
    ISBN 100708916333

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The most amazing photo in the book shows the way a wooden fence was "broken and offset eight feet" by the San Francisco earthquake. Simon takes what could be a very frightening concept for a young child and explains it in such a way as to make earthquakes more logical and less arbitrary/5(14).

The book Earthquakes by Seymour Simon is a non-fiction science book that teaches the readers about earthquakes. How much does an earthquake occur.

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Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon in this picture book introduction to earthquakes. In Earthquakes, Simon introduces elementary-school readers to earthquakes through engaging descriptions and stunning full-color photographs.

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earthquake, trembling or shaking movement of the earth's surface. Most earthquakes are minor tremors. Larger earthquakes usually begin with slight tremors but rapidly take the form of one or more violent shocks, and end in vibrations of gradually diminishing force called aftershocks.

When San Francisco Burned: A Photographic Memoir of the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of Only 8 left in stock (more on the way). Earthquake-Book "> Earthquake is a book aimed at grades It just received an honorable mention in the Green Book Festival The purpose of the book is to give a simple explanation of an earthquake What causes them.

Home. Teacher Activities. Emergency Lists. Read Reviews. Teacher Grants View the Book Trailer. The Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Safety was developed and published by the California Seismic Safety Commission. The guide was prepared for publication by the staff of The Collaborative for Disaster Mitigation, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA File Size: 2MB.

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First, Mrs. Palmer breaks her ankle leaving the kids alone on Magpie Island.4/5. The book explains earthquake risks to anyone in California, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Utah, the Central US, and more. It provides informative graphs and diagrams, hundreds of photographs, maps of existing and suspected fault lines, lessons learned from past earthquake, and the probabilities of future earthquakes.

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Very small earthquakes are rated up to about on the Richter scale. Moderate earthquakes rated up to magnitude 5 can cause minor damage.

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Significant Earthquakes Archive. Search Earthquake Catalog. The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), established by Congress inand the USGS Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS) was established by Congress as a NEHRP facility.

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This book was very enjoyable to read and it helped me as I have an essay to right about Earthquakes. A few grammatical errors but overall it is a great book superrainbowdash 3 years ago.This book introduces young readers to earthquakes.

It describes the layers of Earth's crust and explains how the movement of tectonic plates causes earthquakes and forms mountains. It also discusses how and why seismologists study earthquakes, as well as how earthquakes affect people's lives.

The book includes a chapter on earthquake safety.An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth resulting from a sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic uakes can range in size from those that are so weak that they cannot be felt to those violent enough to propel objects and people into the air, and wreak destruction across entire cities.