Volcanoes of the Cascades

Volcanoes of the Cascades

Author: Richard L. Hill

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 0762730722

Category: Nature

Page: 90

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An introduction to the Cascade Mountains by an award-winning science writer, discussing how the volcanoes were formed and what hazards the peaks might pose.
Volcanoes of the Cascades
Language: en
Pages: 90
Authors: Richard L. Hill
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Falcon Guides

An introduction to the Cascade Mountains by an award-winning science writer, discussing how the volcanoes were formed and what hazards the peaks might pose.
Fire Mountains of the West
Language: en
Pages: 454
Authors: Stephen L. Harris
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Mountain Press

For general readers or seasoned geologists, Fire Mountains of the West begins with an introduction to volcanoes, the processes that create them, and the glaciers that sculpt them. The heart of the book is a fascinating biography of each of the major volcanoes of the Cascades and Mono Lake area.
Living with Volcanic Risk in the Cascades
Language: en
Pages: 1
Authors: Daniel Dzurisin
Categories: Volcanic hazard analysis
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

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Bibliography and Index of the Geology and Mineral Resources of Washington, 1963-1980
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Connie Manson, Debbie Burnetti
Categories: Geology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher:

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Review of the U.S. Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Committee on the Review of the USGS Volcano Hazards Program
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-07-26 - Publisher: National Academies Press

The United States has more than 65 active or potentially active volcanoes, more than those of all other countries except Indonesia and Japan. During the twentieth century, volcanic eruptions in Alaska, California, Hawaii, and Washington devastated thousands of square kilometers of land, caused substantial economic and societal disruption and, in