Predicting volcanic eruptions
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Predicting volcanic eruptions by Gregory Vogt

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English


  • Volcanic activity prediction -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Volcanic activity prediction.

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Describes the technology involved in predicting volcanic eruptions.

Edition Notes

StatementGregory Vogt.
LC ClassificationsQE527.5 .V64 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2190570M
ISBN 100531107868
LC Control Number89008990

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