Last Updated: Sep 5, 2016
Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Call Number: 551.2 V
Publication Date: 2004-08-09
Photographs and text explain the causes and effects of volcanoes and earthquakes and examine specific occurrences throughout history.
Mount St. Helens Volcano
Publication Date: 2001-05-01
An account of how and why Mount St. Helens erupted in May 1980 and the destruction it caused, and a discussion of the return of life to that area.
Call Number: REF 551.6 RES
Publication Date: 1997-11-01
Provides information about the geologic and meteorologic processes that shape the Earth's environment, reporting on cataclysmic events such as volcanos, earthquakes, and tornadoes, and looking at some of history's most devastating natural disasters.
Click the photo above to learn more about The Smithsonian Institute National Museum of Natural History Global Volcanism Program.
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