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Volcanoes By Cliff Ollier

Volcanoes
by Cliff Ollier

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In this rewritten second edition, Professor Ollier provides an account of volcanoes, vulcanism and associated landforms. He analyzes the effects of weathering and erosion on volcanoes and lava flows, and describes the course of landscape evolution in volcanic areas.
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Volcanoes by Cliff Ollier

In this rewritten second edition of his work "Volcanoes" (first published in 1969), Professor Ollier provides an account of volcanoes, vulcanism and associated landforms. He analyzes the effects of weathering and erosion on volcanoes and lava flows, and describes the course of landscape evolution in volcanic areas. Drawing on examples and research from all over the world, the author examines the distribution of volcanic activity with reference to contemporary debates about global tectonics. Professor Ollier also discusses the human response to volcanoes, describing methods of prediction and what should be done when a volcano erupts. This book is aimed at undergraduate students of geomorphology and physical geography.

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Table of Contents


1. Volcanoes and People 2. Volcanic Eruptions 3. Types of Volcano 4. Craters and Calderas 5. Lava Flows 6. Pyroclastic Fall Deposits 7. Pyroclastic Flow Deposits 8. Intrusive Igneous Rock 9. Hydrology and Drainage of Volcanic Areas 10. Weathering and Soils 11. Erosion in Volcanic Areas 12. Patterns of Volcanic Distribution 13. Volcanic Rocks ;

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GOR004498179
Volcanoes by Cliff Ollier
Cliff Ollier
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1988-02-26
320
0631159770
9780631159773
N/A
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