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Tsunamis by Samantha Bonar

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Published by Capstone High-Interest Books in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English


  • Tsunamis,
  • Juvenile literature

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About the Edition

Explains why tsunamis occur, the damage they inflict, some famous tsunamis, and how people can protect themselves against these giant waves.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45-47) and index.

Statementby Samantha Bonar
SeriesNatural disasters
LC ClassificationsGC221.5 .B66 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24949943M
ISBN 100736809023
ISBN 109780736809023
LC Control Number00012818

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