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Inhaltsangabe: The volcanoes of southern Italy show a wide diversity in the type of volcanism. In consequence, the products and the resulting landforms illustrate most of the known volcanic phenomena, all within a small geographic area. Because the area was at the centre of western civilization in classical times, there is a longer, more continuous record of observed volcanism than in virtually any other part of the world. Thus studies of volcanoes in southern Italy have played a central role in the development of ideas in earth science.
The volcanic history, eruptive activity and the products, petrology, and hazard, are described for seventeen volcanic centres, nine of which have been active in historical time. In addition, the human history of those living on the volcanoes is described, as well as some key scientists and their ideas developed from studies of these volcanoes and their activity.
The book is aimed at providing a background for those visiting southern Italian volcanoes on field trips, to start new research or just for general interest, as well as those wanting to find out more about them.
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Buchbeschreibung 2003. Paperback. Buchzustand: Fair. 2003 paperback edition. Ex library copy with stamps and labels to spine and endpapers but the text is clean and the binding is tight. In this text, four volcanologists from the UK provide a wide background to the understanding of the volcanoes of Southern Italy and their environmental impact through time. Posted promptly by UK seller. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P7-C4SI-XCBW
Buchbeschreibung Geological Society of London, 2006. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0000856716
Buchbeschreibung Geological Society of London., 2003. Buchzustand: Very Good. Softback. Book- VG. 9.5x6.5. 284pp. Many b/w photos & illus. The volcanoes of Southern Italy show a wide diversity in the type of volcanism. In consequence, the products and the resulting landforms illustrate most of the known volcanic phenomena, all within a small geographic area. This describes the volcanic history, eruptive activity and the products, petrology, and hazard for seventeen volcanic centres. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1217302
Buchbeschreibung Geological Society, London, 2003. Soft cover. Buchzustand: Very Good ++. B/W Photographs (illustrator). 4to. 284 pages - includes INDEX. Quote (p. 91) : " ._._. have extended the margin of the Campi Flegrei caldera to the east, so that it now includes mosat of the city of Naples. Such an interpretation is based on the depth of ._._._. .". Buchnummer des Verkäufers 007968
Buchbeschreibung Geological Society of London, 2006. Paperback. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX1862391386