The Wonder Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes
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The Wonder Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes
By Edwin J. Houston
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Table of Contents
  • THE WONDER BOOK OF VOLCANOES AND EARTHQUAKES
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • CONTENTS
  • FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS IN TEXT
  • CHAPTER I THE VOLCANIC ERUPTION OF KRAKATOA IN 1883
  • CHAPTER II SOME EFFECTS OF THE ERUPTION OF KRAKATOA
  • CHAPTER III THE VOLCANIC ISLAND OF HAWAII
  • CHAPTER IV THE VOLCANIC ISLAND OF ICELAND
  • CHAPTER V VESUVIUS
  • CHAPTER VI OTHER VOLCANOES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
  • CHAPTER VII ORIZABA, POPOCATEPETL, IXTACCIHUATL, AND OTHER VOLCANOES OF MEXICO
  • CHAPTER VIII COSEGUINA AND OTHER VOLCANOES OF CENTRAL AMERICA
  • CHAPTER IX THE VOLCANIC MOUNTAINS OF SOUTH AMERICA
  • CHAPTER X VOLCANOES OF THE UNITED STATES
  • CHAPTER XI THE CATASTROPHE OF MARTINIQUE AND THE VOLCANIC ISLANDS OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
  • CHAPTER XII SOME OTHER NOTED VOLCANIC MOUNTAINS
  • CHAPTER XIII JORULLO, A YOUNG VOLCANIC MOUNTAIN
  • CHAPTER XIV MID-OCEAN VOLCANIC ISLANDS
  • CHAPTER XV SUBMARINE VOLCANOES
  • CHAPTER XVI DISTRIBUTION OF THE EARTH'S VOLCANOES
  • CHAPTER XVII VOLCANOES OF THE GEOLOGICAL PAST
  • CHAPTER XVIII LAPLACE'S NEBULAR HYPOTHESIS
  • CHAPTER XIX THE EARTH'S HEATED INTERIOR, THE CAUSE OF VOLCANOES
  • CHAPTER XX SOME FORMS OF LAVA
  • CHAPTER XXI MUD VOLCANOES AND HOT SPRINGS
  • CHAPTER XXII THE VOLCANOES OF THE MOON
  • CHAPTER XXIII EARTHQUAKES
  • CHAPTER XXIV SOME OF THE PHENOMENA OF EARTHQUAKES
  • CHAPTER XXV THE EARTHQUAKE OF CALABRIA IN 1783
  • CHAPTER XXVI THE GREAT LISBON EARTHQUAKE OF 1755
  • CHAPTER XXVII THE EARTHQUAKE OF CUTCH, INDIA, IN 1819
  • CHAPTER XXVIII THE SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE OF APRIL 18, 1906
  • CHAPTER XXIX SOME OTHER NOTABLE EARTHQUAKES
  • CHAPTER XXX SODOM AND GOMORRAH AND THE CITIES OF THE PLAIN
  • CHAPTER XXXI INSTRUMENTS FOR RECORDING AND MEASURING EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS
  • CHAPTER XXXII SEAQUAKES
  • CHAPTER XXXIII THE DISTRIBUTION OF EARTHQUAKES
  • CHAPTER XXXIV THE CAUSES OF EARTHQUAKES
  • CHAPTER XXXV EARTHQUAKES OF THE GEOLOGICAL PAST—CATACLYSMS
  • CHAPTER XXXVI THE KIMBERLY DIAMOND FIELDS AND THEIR VOLCANIC ORIGIN
  • CHAPTER XXXVII THE FABLED CONTINENT OF ATLANTIS
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII PLATO'S ACCOUNT OF ATLANTIS
  • CHAPTER XXXIX NATURE'S WARNING OF COMING EARTHQUAKES
  • FOOTNOTES:
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