The Big Ones by Lucy Jones

The Big Ones

By a veteran seismologist of the U.S. Geological Survey, a lively and revealing history of the world's most disruptive natural disasters, their impact on our culture, and new ways of thinking about the ones to comeNatural disasters emerge from the same forces that give our planet life. Earthquakes have provided us with natural springs. Volcanoes have given us fertile soil. A world without floods would be a world without rain. It is only when thes...


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TitleThe Big Ones
ISBN9780385542708
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Release DateApr 17th, 2018
PublisherDoubleday Books
GenreScience, Nonfiction, History, Environment, Nature, Geology
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  • Jill
    1970-01-01
    Fire and Ice by Robert FrostSome say the world will end in fire,Some say in ice.From what I’ve tasted of desireI hold with those who favor fire.But if it had to perish twice,I think I know enough of hateTo say that for destruction iceIs also greatAnd would suffice.Undoubtedly, The Voice of New England had the deeds of his fellow humans in mind, rather than so-called Acts of God, when he penned the above rumination in rhyme about a possible apoc...