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Books about volcanoes: general public
by Robert Decker, Barbara Decker
W.H. Freeman & Company (3rd edition; August, 1997)
Paperback (320 pages)
Easy to understand, excellent pictures, well-written and a lot of information. Beyond a general introduction to the principles of volcanoloy, it describes prominent eruptions like Vesuvius, Santorini, Krakatao or Mt Saint Helens. Interesting price, and useful guide also for the student.
by Maurice Krafft, Paul Bahn (Translator)
Harry N Abrams (April 1993)
Paperback ( pages)
A fantastic voyage through the world of volcanoes, excellently illustrated with pictures from the famous Kraffts -----Take a look !!! more...
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