The Earthquake America Forgot
2,000 Temblors in Five Months-- and It Will Happen AgainBook - 1995
Looks at the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-12 and their place in American culture and history, exploring earthquake prediction and stories of figures including Thomas Jefferson, Daniel Boone, Chief Tecumseh, and Abraham Lincoln. Includes first-person accounts of the Midwest earthquakes and aftershocks, plus information on modern methods of seismology and how to protect self and family during an earthquake. Includes b&w illustrations. For general readers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Marble Hill, MO : Gutenberg-Richter, c1995
Branch Call Number: 977.8 Stewart
Characteristics: xvi, 375 p. : ill. ; 29 cm