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The great quake : how the biggest earthquake in North America changed our understanding of the planet / Henry Fountain.

Fountain, Henry, (author.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler 551.22097 FOU (Text) 34044000924017 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 08/30/2017
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 551.22 Fou (Text) 32604000204730 DCTPLD AD New Books Checked out 09/01/2017
Eckhart PL - Main 551.22 FOU (Text) 840191002452672 Temporary Adult Nonfiction - Inquire at Staff Desk Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 551.22 FOU (Text) 34330513149865 Adult - New Books In process -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library 551 FOU (Text) 70743000155496 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 551.22 FOU (Text) 37323005310563 NEW-BKS Checked out 08/30/2017
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 551.2209 Fountain (Text) 31208912541713 new non-fiction Checked out 08/31/2017
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 551.2209 FOU (Text) 70741000146386 Adult Non Fiction Available -
Washington Carnegie PL - Main 551.2209 FOU (Text) 21401000183678 Adult New Release Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 551.2209 FOU (Text) 31951004233414 Main Floor - New Arrivals In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101904060
  • ISBN: 1101904062
  • Physical Description: vii, 277 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-269) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Under the Mountain -- An Accident of Geography -- Clam Broth and Beer -- The Floating World -- Spiking Out -- Before the Storm -- Faults -- Shaken -- Stunned -- The Barnacle Line -- Rebuilding -- Deep Thinking -- Acceptance -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: "A narrative account of North America's largest recorded earthquake describes how it devastated coastal towns and villages in Alaska in 1964, killing dozens of people and inspiring the work of geologist George Plafker, whose findings helped confirm the theory of plate tectonics"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Plafker, George, 1929-
Alaska Earthquake, Alaska, 1964.
Earthquakes > Alaska > Prince William Sound Region > History > 20th century.
Earthquake damage > Alaska > Prince William Sound Region > History > 20th century.
Geologists > United States > Biography.
Seismology > Alaska > Prince William Sound Region > History > 20th century.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disasters & Disaster Relief.
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology.
Prince William Sound Region (Alaska) > History > 20th century.
Prince William Sound Region (Alaska) > Environmental conditions > History > 20th century.

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