Hurricanes, typhoons, & other tropical cyclones

by Morris, Neil, 1946-

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Dormont Public Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 551.55 M83
Location  Dormont Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 551.55 M83
 
 
Jefferson Hills Public Library Juv Nonfiction J 551.55 MOR
Location  Jefferson Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Juv Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 551.55 MOR
 
 
Summary
"A discussion of hurricanes, typhoons, and other tropical cyclones, describing their characteristics, formation, and human and environmental impacts. Features descriptions of significant tropical cyclones from history"--
Contents
Wind and cyclones
Changing history
Building up to a hurricane
Hurricane Mitch
The great hurricane of 1780
The eye of the storm
Storm surges
Galveston's great storm
Hurricane Katrina
Hurricane Wilma
2017 Atlantic hurricane season
Hurricane Sandy
Studying hurricanes
Okeechobee and Long Island
Big winds of the Pacific
Japan and the Philippines
Typhoon Cobra
Storms off the Indian Ocean
Bangladesh
The destruction of Darwin
Typhoon Haiyan
Surviving a hurricane.

Additional Information
Series World Book's library of natural disasters.
Subjects Hurricanes -- Juvenile literature.
Typhoons -- Juvenile literature.
Cyclones -- Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Chicago, IL :2018
Edition Third edition.
Other Titles Hurricanes, typhoons, and other tropical cyclones
Audience Ages 5-11.
Language English
Notes Includes glossary and index.
At head of title: Library of natural disasters.
Description 55 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm.
ISBN 9780716699354
0716699354
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