Dorling Kindersley Guide Bundle: Savage Earth, 1st Edition

  • Trevor Day
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  • ISBN-10: 0756648106
  • ISBN-13: 9780756648107
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 11th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released April 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

This book provides a remarkable account of our planet's structure and the literally Earth-shattering process that shape it -- often with savage consequences for human beings and other living things. Lavishly and spectacularly illustrated, with many unusual views of our world and its features, DK Guide to Savage Earth offers a comprehensive approach to understanding the making and shaping of planet Earth.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: The Big Bang.
2: Violent Past.
3: Moving Continents.
4: Volcanoes.
5: Eruption!.
6: Rivers of Fire.
7: Making Mountains.
8: Earthquakes.
9: Shock Waves.
10: Tsunami.
11: Spreading Seas.
12: Submarine Landscapes.
13: Weathering and Erosion.
14: Caves and Caverns.
15: Icy Extremes.
16: Glaciers.
17: Avalanche!.
18: Deserts.
19: Drought.
20: Forest Fires.
21: Climate Change.
22: Extreme Weather.
23: Floods.
24: Drowning World.
25: Cruel Sea.
26: Buried Treasure.
27: Global Ecosystems.
28: Asteroid Strike!.
29: Savage Future.
30: Earth Data.
Index.
Acknowledgments.