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Tsunamis and floods
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Tsunamis and floods

Series: Physical & human geography

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781786375032

Publication Date: 3 Jan 2019

Subject: Geography

Suitable for: Primary (Year 2, Year 3)

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Looks at the causes and effects of tsunamis and floods, including case studies from around the world

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Summary

Looks at the causes and effects of tsunamis and floods, including case studies from around the world

How tall is a tsunami wave?
What is a wave train?
How did floodwater carve the Antelope Canyon?
Why is the Huang He river called "China's Sorrow"?

Tsunamis and Floods reveals the fascinating facts and the answers to 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

What is a tsunami?
What causes a tsunami?
Effects of tsunamis
Tsunami protection
Indian Ocean, 2004
Japan, 2011
What causes floods?
River floods
Effects of floods
New Orleans, 2005
South Asia, 2017
Flood defences
Glossary
Index

Category
JNF
Subject
Geography
Dewey
551.4
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Illustrations
Full colour illus and photos thr
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Pub. date
3 Jan 2019
Edition
First
ISBN
9781786375032
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Binding
Hardback
Pages
32
Width
216mm
Height
302mm
Weight
458g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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