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Author Baltzer, Rochelle, 1982-
Title Tsunamis / Rochelle Baltzer.
Imprint Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub., 2012.
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 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  363.34 BAL    AVAILABLE
Description 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 x 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Big buddy books. Natural disasters
Big buddy books. Natural disasters.
Note Includes index.
Contents Powerful tsunamis -- Wave train -- Walls of water -- Wave after wave -- In the zone -- Damage and destruction -- Rescue me! -- Predicting tsunamis -- Safety lesson -- Case study : Indian Ocean Tsunami -- Force of nature -- News flash!
Summary Readers will learn why tsunamis happen, where they occur, and how they change land and affect communities. A simple diagram illustrates a wave train. A Case Study chapter discusses the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, while a map aids comprehension. The 2011 Japan tsunami is shown as well. Damage, safety methods, rescue missions, measurement, and prediction are also covered.
Subject Tsunamis -- Juvenile literature.
Tsunami damage -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781617830341 (lib. bdg.)
1617830348 (lib. bdg.)
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