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The Resource Hurricanes, typhoons, & other tropical cyclones

Hurricanes, typhoons, & other tropical cyclones

Label
Hurricanes, typhoons, & other tropical cyclones
Title
Hurricanes, typhoons, & other tropical cyclones
Title variation
Hurricanes, typhoons, and other tropical cyclones
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A discussion of major types of natural disasters, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
551.55/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC944.2
LC item number
.H87 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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World Book, Inc
Series statement
World Book's library of natural disasters
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  • Hurricanes
  • Hurricanes
  • Typhoons
  • Typhoons
  • Cyclones
  • Cyclones
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Hurricanes, typhoons, & other tropical cyclones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Wind and cyclones -- Changing history -- Building up to a hurricane -- Hurricane Mitch -- The great hurricane of 1780 -- The eye of the storm -- Storm surges -- Galveston?s great storm -- Hurricane Katrina -- Studying hurricanes -- Okeechobee and Long Island -- Big winds of the Pacific -- Japan and the Philippines -- Typhoon cobra -- Storms off the Indian Ocean -- Bangladesh -- The destruction of Darwin -- Surviving a hurricane -- Activity -- Glossary -- Additional resources
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9780716698081
Lccn
2007006187
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780716698081
  • (Sirsi) 579770
  • (OCoLC)87400644
Label
Hurricanes, typhoons, & other tropical cyclones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Wind and cyclones -- Changing history -- Building up to a hurricane -- Hurricane Mitch -- The great hurricane of 1780 -- The eye of the storm -- Storm surges -- Galveston?s great storm -- Hurricane Katrina -- Studying hurricanes -- Okeechobee and Long Island -- Big winds of the Pacific -- Japan and the Philippines -- Typhoon cobra -- Storms off the Indian Ocean -- Bangladesh -- The destruction of Darwin -- Surviving a hurricane -- Activity -- Glossary -- Additional resources
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9780716698081
Lccn
2007006187
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780716698081
  • (Sirsi) 579770
  • (OCoLC)87400644

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