Table of contents for Hurricanes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters / by Andrew Langley.

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1	half title
3	title
4	imprint
5	Contents
6	Foreword
Chapter 1 - THE RESTLESS EARTH
7	chapter opener
8-9	Beneath our feet - how earth's crust is broken up into tectonic plates 
10-11	Earthquake - case studies of some of the deadliest quakes in history
12-13	What is a tsunami?
14-15	Killer waves
16-17	Measuring earthquakes - the work of seismologists, from ancient China to modern times
18	Summary page to conclude Chapter 1/Further information
Chapter 2 - VOLCANOES
19	chapter opener	
20-21 What is a volcano?
22-23 Buried alive - the first three dangers from a volcano: ash, poisonous gases and lava flows 
24-25 Exploding volcanoes
26-27	Volcanic tsunamis - how giant waves can be caused by massive volcanic eruptions
28-29 Sleeping giants - volcanoes today 
30	Summary page to conclude Chapter 2/Further information
Chapter 3 - STORM AND FLOOD 
31	chapter opener
32-33	Danger in the air - conditions in the atmosphere which lead to very high winds and storms
34-35	Tornadoes 
36-37	Typhoons and waterspouts
38-39	Hurricanes
40-41	Floods
42-43	Avalanches and mudslides
44-45	Defending ourselves
46	Summary page to conclude Chapter 3/Further information
Chapter 4 - DROUGHT AND DISEASE
47	chapter opener
48-49	What causes drought?
50-51	Wildfires
52-53	Invisible killers - the many different forms of epidemic diseases
54-55	The Black Death
56-57	Fighting drought and disease
58	Summary page to conclude Chapter 4/Further information
60-61	Glossary
62-63	Index
64	Acknowledgements

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Natural disasters -- Juvenile literature.