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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

  • 10 of 16 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 16 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler 551.22097 FOU (Text) 34044000924017 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 551.22 Fou (Text) 32604000204730 DCTPLD AD New Books Checked out 10/23/2017
Eckhart PL - Temporary Location 551.22 FOU (Text) 840191002452672 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 551.2209 FOUNTAIN (Text) 37500004418238 New Items Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon 551.2209 FOU (Text) 30653001410513 New Adult NoN Fic In process -
Kendallville PL - Limberlost Branch HISTORY DISASTERS Fountain (Text) 37516002032352 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 551.22 FOU (Text) 34330513149865 Adult - New Books Checked out 11/02/2017
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library 551 FOU (Text) 70743000155496 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 551.22 FOU (Text) 37323005310563 NEW-BKS Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 551.2209 Fountain (Text) 31208912541713 new non-fiction Checked out 11/03/2017
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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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