Hurricane!Book - 2006
This series looks at natural disasters, why they happen and their impact on people and landscapes. What are the fastest winds recorded in a hurricane? What is a super-typhoon? Why do hurricane hunters chase after hurricanes? Hurricane! describes how and where hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons happen. It looks at how they form at sea and the destruction they can cause they strike land. The book contains several case studies, including the typhoon that hit Bangladesh in 1970, killing up to 500,000 people. Book jacket.
Publisher: North Mankato, MN : Arcturus Pub., c2006
Branch Call Number: j363.3492 ROO
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm