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Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
Giant earthquakes and tsunamis devastate western Oregon every 300 to 600 years. The last one hit in 1700, so we're due anytime. This informative, entertaining book tells the stories of Oregon's past floods, fires, and eruptions. Then it investigates the cycles behind our natural disasters and takes a look at what may happen when the next "Big One" strikes.
2011 Tsunami Sourcebook: Japanese Disaster, Science and Survival Guides, History, Physics, Detection and Forecasting, Warning Systems, Designing for Tsunamis, Hazard Mitigation Programs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
One of nature's most powerful and destructive forces is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with complete details on every aspect of tsunamis - including reports on the catastrophic Honshu, Japan tsunami of March 11, 2011. Over 300 pages cover science, forecasting, physics, preparations, warning systems, history, mitigation, and much more.