Nature On The Rampage (Our Violent Earth)


001628: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Through the ages, humankind has sought to comprehend the natural scourges so vividly depicted in this book - earthquakes and volcanic upheavals, droughts and floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, biological outbreaks ranging from locust plagues to epidemic diseases. The Roman philosopher Pliny the Elder, who died in the eruption of Vesuvius in A. D. 79, saw such 'conflagrations' as 'a punishment inflicted upon us for our luxury. ' Today, though, scientists have puzzled out many of the mechanisms behind nature's awesome powers. " If interested, I have several other volumes also available in this National Geographic Series.: 7 x 10 in.: 200 pages

Title: Nature On The Rampage (Our Violent Earth)

Author Name: Fisher, Ron / Melham, Tom / Ramsay, Cynthia Russ / Stuart, Gene S.

Categories: General,

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1986

ISBN Number: 0870445871

ISBN Number 13: 9780870445873

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket

Store ID: 001628

Keywords: North America Travel Guidebooks