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Hurricanes and tornadoes
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Hurricanes and tornadoes

Series: Physical & human geography

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781786371553

Publication Date: 28 Apr 2017

Subject: Geography

Suitable for: Primary (Year 3)

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Explains what hurricanes and tornadoes are and the effects they have on human and physical geography.

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Summary

Explains what hurricanes and tornadoes are and the effects they have on human and physical geography.

What causes hurricanes?
Where in the world gets the most tornadoes?
How fast are the winds in a tornado?
What is the 'eye' of a hurricane?

"Hurricanes and Tornadoes" reveals the fascinating answers behind these and many other questions.

Books in this series examine our planet's most destructive geographical events and look in detail at the causes and effects of these natural disasters. Combining clear illustrations and informative text designed for those beginning to read on their own, these books provide an intriguing insight into the natural processes that shape our world.

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Contents

p4 What are hurricanes?
p6 How do hurricanes form?
p8 Where and when?
p10 Storm surges
p12 Hurricane Katrina 2005 and Cyclone Sidr 2007
p14 What are tornadoes?
p16 How do tornadoes form?
p18 Where and when?
p20 What do tornadoes look like?
p22 Terrifying tornadoes
p24 Tracking and measuring hurricanes and tornadoes
p26 Wildlife winners and losers
p28 Surviving hurricanes and tornadoes
p30 Fascinating facts
p31 Glossary
p32 Index

Category
JNF
Subject
Geography
Dewey
551.552
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Illustrator
Illustrations
Full colour illus and photos thr
Publisher
Pub. date
28 Apr 2017
Edition
First
ISBN
9781786371553
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Binding
Hardback
Pages
32
Width
216mm
Height
302mm
Weight
456g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
VAT-able amount
0%
Product dimensions
A3
A4

216mm x 302mm

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