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The Resource Island on fire : the extraordinary story of a forgotten volcano that changed the world, Alexandra Witze & Jeff Kanipe

Island on fire : the extraordinary story of a forgotten volcano that changed the world, Alexandra Witze & Jeff Kanipe

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Island on fire : the extraordinary story of a forgotten volcano that changed the world
Title
Island on fire
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of a forgotten volcano that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Alexandra Witze & Jeff Kanipe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Witze, Alexandra
Dewey number
551.210949120903
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE523.L25
LC item number
W58 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kanipe, Jeff
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Laki (Iceland)
  • Volcanic eruptions
  • Lava flows
  • Jón Steingrímsson
  • Weather
  • Volcanology
Label
Island on fire : the extraordinary story of a forgotten volcano that changed the world, Alexandra Witze & Jeff Kanipe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "January 2015"--Title page verso
  • Originally published with subtitle: The extraordinary story of Laki, the forgotten volcano that turned eighteenth-century Europe dark. London : Profile Books, 2014. With new foreword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-213) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface : Heimaey, 1973 -- 1. Laki erupts : June 1783 -- 2. Land of ice and fire : the volcanoes of Iceland -- 3. Supervolcanoes : the world's hotspots -- 4. Fire, famine and death : the poisoning of Iceland -- 5. Horrible phenomena : Europe's 'year of wonders' -- 6. The big chill : Laki's global fallout -- 7. Laki today : life in the mountain's shadow -- 8. Death by volcano : the many ways eruptions can kill -- 9. The next big bang : how worried should we be? -- Epilogue : Return to history
Control code
ocn881207932
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781605986746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a489663
  • (OCoLC)881207932
Label
Island on fire : the extraordinary story of a forgotten volcano that changed the world, Alexandra Witze & Jeff Kanipe
Publication
Note
  • "January 2015"--Title page verso
  • Originally published with subtitle: The extraordinary story of Laki, the forgotten volcano that turned eighteenth-century Europe dark. London : Profile Books, 2014. With new foreword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-213) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface : Heimaey, 1973 -- 1. Laki erupts : June 1783 -- 2. Land of ice and fire : the volcanoes of Iceland -- 3. Supervolcanoes : the world's hotspots -- 4. Fire, famine and death : the poisoning of Iceland -- 5. Horrible phenomena : Europe's 'year of wonders' -- 6. The big chill : Laki's global fallout -- 7. Laki today : life in the mountain's shadow -- 8. Death by volcano : the many ways eruptions can kill -- 9. The next big bang : how worried should we be? -- Epilogue : Return to history
Control code
ocn881207932
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781605986746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a489663
  • (OCoLC)881207932

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