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Iowa Disasters & Catastrophes! (Carole Marsh Iowa Books)
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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Earthquakes --Volcanoes --Landslides and avalanches --Tsunami waves and storm surges --River and urban floods --Hurricanes and tornadoes --Thunderstorms and lightning --Dust storms and blizzards --Aviation hazards --Drought and desertification --Forest fires --Selected threats.
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