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Earthquakes and Other Earth Movements

John Milne

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ISBN 10: 1846649447 / ISBN 13: 9781846649448
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Paperback. 380 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.5in. x 1.1in.Earthquakes and Other Earth Movements Originally published in 1883, the author was Professor of Mining and Geology in the Imperial College of Engineering, Tokyo and is considered the father of modern seismology. This is a detailed early text on the subject. Topics covered include, Seisometry, Earthquake Motion, Effects on Landscapes, Buildings, . Ocean Movements, Determination of Earthquake Origin, Depth of Centrum, Relation of Seismic to Volcanic Phenomena. Cause of Earthquakes, Prediction of Earthquakes (incl. warnings by animals), Earth Tremors, Earth Pulsation. Includes full index. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781846649448

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Title: Earthquakes and Other Earth Movements

Publisher: Obscure Press

Binding: Paperback

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Earthquakes and Other Earth Movements Originally published in 1883, the author was Professor of Mining and Geology in the Imperial College of Engineering, Tokyo and is considered the father of modern seismology. This is a detailed early text on the subject. Topics covered include, Seisometry, Earthquake Motion, Effects on Landscapes, Buildings,. Ocean Movements, Determination of Earthquake Origin, Depth of Centrum, Relation of Seismic to Volcanic Phenomena. Cause of Earthquakes, Prediction of Earthquakes (incl. warnings by animals), Earth Tremors, Earth Pulsation. Includes full index.

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The geologist John Milne (1850-1913) became interested in earthquakes while teaching in Japan, and became part of a team that built the first seismograph capable of recording major earthquakes. This 1886 publication is a thorough analysis of earthquakes and seismic phenomena, their causes and effects, as then understood.

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