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Wildfires

by Rooney, Anne,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Dormont Public Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 363.37 R67
Location  Dormont Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 363.37 R67
 
 
Jefferson Hills Public Library Juv Nonfiction J 363.37 ROO
Location  Jefferson Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Juv Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 363.37 ROO
 
 
Summary
"A discussion of wildfires, describing their characteristics, patterns of occurrence, and impacts. Features descriptions of significant wildfires, bushfires, and forest fires from history"--
Contents
What is a wildfire?
Causes of wildfires
The Great Peshtigo fire
The chemistry of fire
The Great Black Dragon fire
How fires spread and restart
The Cedar fire
Logging fires
What conditions affect fires?
Australian bushfires
Black Saturday fires
Out of control
The Big Burn of 1910
The Oakland-Berkeley fire
What stops fires?
Indonesian fires
Looking out for fires
Fighting fires
Yarnell Hill fire
Saving people and buildings
2010 Russian wildfires
What to do in a wildfire
2016-2017 North American wildfires
Activity
Glossary
Additional resources
Index.

Additional Information
Series World Book's library of natural disasters.
Subjects Wildfires -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Chicago, IL :2018
Edition Third edition.
Language English
Notes Includes glossary and index.
At head of title: Library of natural disasters.
Description 55 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm.
ISBN 9780716699439
0716699435
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