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Volcano Iceland's Inferno and Earth's Most Active Volcanoes by Ellen Prager

Volcano Iceland's Inferno and Earth's Most Active Volcanoes


Volcano Iceland's Inferno and Earth's Most Active Volcanoes by Ellen Prager

This dazzlingly illustrated volcano guide documents the 20 hottest volcanoes of the 1,900 that pockmark Earth's surface, including recent eruptions that seared landscapes and lives. It is a relevant reference for the 500+ million people who live in active volcano zones and others who are intrigued by our planet's primal pageantry.

About the Author

Ellen J. Prager, PhD is a well-respected marine scientist, author of several earth science books and articles, and frequent spokesperson on earth and ocean science issues. She is the chief scientist for the Aquarius Reef Base program in Key Largo, FL, the world's only undersea research station. She has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox News, CBS Early Show, CNN American Morning, Larry King, and Lou Dobbs. Dr. Prager was also featured in an ABC News Special Planet Earth, Miami's NBC EcoWatch Coral Crisis, and in shows for the Discovery Channel. Geophysicist Marcia K. McNutt (Foreword) is director of the United States Geological Survey and science adviser to the United States Secretary of the Interior.

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Publication date

1st June 2010


Ellen Prager

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National Geographic Society


160 pages


The Earth: natural history general



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