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The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes( )
Author: Valencius, Conevery Bolton
ISBN:978-0-226-05389-9
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $99.00
Book Description:

From December 1811 to February 1812, massive earthquakes shook the middle Mississippi Valley, collapsing homes, snapping large trees midtrunk, and briefly but dramatically reversing the flow of the continent's mightiest river. For decades, people puzzled over the causes of the quakes, but by the time the nation began to recover from the Civil War, the New Madrid earthquakes had been essentially forgotten....
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Book Details
Pages:472
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Science / Earth Sciences / Geology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 3.302 cm
Book Weight:0.848 Kilograms



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