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Catastrophes!

Donald R. Prothero

Catastrophes!

earthquakes, tsunamis, tornados, and other earth-shattering disasters

by Donald R. Prothero

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Donald R. Prothero
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE506 .P76 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24552841M
ISBN 100801896924
ISBN 109780801896927
LC Control Number2010019631
OCLC/WorldCa631745137

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