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The volcano diggings

Leonard Kip

The volcano diggings

a tale of California law.

by Leonard Kip

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by J.S. Redfield in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy a member of the bar.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 302, no. 3045.1.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination131 p.
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17686054M

Explosive eruption, with wide destruction in the north of St Vincent, and ash fallout across Barbados 2,6. 56 fatalities 2,7. #N#9 January Minor eruption or solfataric activity 2. #N#Flood, due to failure of a sand and ash dam of the Wallibu river which formed after the eruption 4. 23 December #N#11 August Cited by: 4. Volcanoes describes in stunning detail active volcanoes around the planet. Every entry describes the principal characteristics of the volcano, such as the geodynamic environment leading to its formation, its structure, special features, morphology, its method of eruption, and the materials erupted. There are also traveler's directions for reaching each volcano.4/5(3).

THE GOLD DIGGINGS OF CAPE HORN. CHAPTER I. AFTER CAPE HORN GOLD. If any of the readers of this book have an unrestrainable longing for wild adventure, with the possibility of suddenly acquiring riches thrown in as an incentive to endurance, let them pack their outfits and hasten away to the region lying between Cape Horn and the Straits of Magellan to dig for gold. The Kingship of Mt. Lassen, At Present the Only Active Volcano on the Mainland of the United States, in the Past California's Greatest Benefactor (San Francisco: Nemo Pub. Co., ), by Frona Eunice Wait (multiple formats at ) Filed under: Shasta, Mount (Calif.: Mountain) Steep Trails, by John Muir. HTML at Sierra Club; Gutenberg text.

There are literally hundreds of excellent books on volcanoes! Some standouts off the top of my head include: The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes by Stephen R. McNutt, Hazel Rymer, and John Stix (Hardcover – ). Volcano: A Visual Guide by Donna O’Meara and Professor Aubrey Manning (Paperback – ). Volcanoes by Robert Decker and Barbara Decker . Volcanoes is a factual text that describes how different kinds of volcanoes are formed and how they behave. Readers also learn about ancient myths that were fueled by fear of volcanoes. The book gives details about some of the more famous volcanoes, including Mount Vesuvius, Mount St. Helens, Mauna Loa, and Mount Fuji.


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