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Volcanoes, the fiery mountains

Margaret Poynter

Volcanoes, the fiery mountains

by Margaret Poynter

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Published by Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Volcanoes -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Volcanoes.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the formation of volcanoes, the eruption of such famous ones as Paricutin and Krakatoa, the ring of fire, the usefulness of volcanoes, and volcanic areas of the United States.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Margaret Poynter ; illustrated with photos, drawings, and maps by Igor E. Sedor.
    ContributionsSedor, Igor E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE522 .P68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4102835M
    ISBN 100671329952
    LC Control Number80017384
    OCLC/WorldCa6422106

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