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EARTHQUAKES!: SHAKING NEW ZEALAND

EARTHQUAKES!: SHAKING NEW ZEALAND
  

Thousands of Earthquakes occur in New Zealand every year, some so small we don't feel them. Others such as the recent quakes in Christchurch and Kaikoura cause significant damage. This book explains what causes earthquakes and why New Zealand has so many, what types of quake occu... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781869664862
Published 1 June 2018 by New Holland Publishers
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Gill, Maria
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ISBN-13 9781869664862
ISBN-10 1869664868
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 1 June 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Gill, Maria
Category Geology & Earth Sciences
Volcanoes & Earthquakes
Volcanology & Seismology
Children's and Educational
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 265mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Natural History: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 363.3
Catalogue Code 919712

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Thousands of Earthquakes occur in New Zealand every year, some so small we don't feel them. Others such as the recent quakes in Christchurch and Kaikoura cause significant damage. This book explains what causes earthquakes and why New Zealand has so many, what types of quake occur and the most frequently affected areas of the country. It also advises what to do if you experience one. Maria Gill specialises in writing for children and regularly visits schools and libraries promoting NZ books. Her New Zealand Hall of Fame won Children's choice Non-fiction category winner at the NZ Post children's book awards. Other titles with New Holland include: New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame,The Call of the Kokako, and Eruption! Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes

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