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Reefs and volcanoes : how Earth's atolls formed / Kathleen A. Klatte.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library J 551.424 KLA (Text) 33500013227335 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781725301603
  • ISBN: 1725301601
  • ISBN: 9781725301627
  • ISBN: 1725301628
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations : 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is an atoll? -- Ever-changing Earth -- Underwater volcanoes -- Volcanic islands -- Rock or plant? -- Coral reefs -- An atoll at last -- Darwin's theory -- Agassiz's theory -- Tests and technology -- Who lives on atolls? -- Atolls today -- A dynamic system -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
"Did you know coral reefs--some of the most colorful and lively places on Earth--and volcanoes--some of the most fiery and dangerous places--have a very interesting connection? An atoll is a coral island surrounding a lagoon. Atolls are formed when a reef grows around a sinking volcanic island. This book explores the relationship between volcanoes and reefs and the "life" cycle of a volcanic island. Full-color photographs provide readers with connections to the text, and fact boxes and sidebars further explore topics related to the main text."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Coral reefs and islands > Juvenile literature.
Islands > Juvenile literature.
Volcanoes > Juvenile literature.
Coral reefs and islands.
Islands.
Volcanoes.
Genre: Juvenile works.

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