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Into the Volcano

Donovan-O'Meara, Donna (Book - 2005)
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Get up close and personal with some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes through the eyes of volcano researcher Donna O'Meara. The author describes some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes and the work she does as a volcano researcher. In a helicopter with no doors, she hovers over a lava lake the size of two football fields, then lands! She runs through clouds of scalding steam, dodging lava bombs, to photograph glowing hot lava as it pours into the sea. She sets up camp on the edge of a volcano's cone, only to be hit with hurricane-force winds, poisonous gases and acidic ash. Witness a typical day in the life of Donna O'Meara, volcano researcher, writer and photographer. Donna's photographs and accounts of treacherous journeys get readers up close and personal with some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes.
Authors: Donovan-O'Meara, Donna, 1954-
Title: Into the volcano
Publisher: Toronto ; Tonawanda, NY : Kids Can Press, c2005
Characteristics: 56 p. :,col. ill., ports. ;,24 x 26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Donna O'Meara ; photographs by Stephen and Donna O'Meara
Notes: "A volcano researcher at work"--Cover
Includes index
Summary: Get up close and personal with some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes through the eyes of volcano researcher Donna O'Meara. The author describes some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes and the work she does as a volcano researcher. In a helicopter with no doors, she hovers over a lava lake the size of two football fields, then lands! She runs through clouds of scalding steam, dodging lava bombs, to photograph glowing hot lava as it pours into the sea. She sets up camp on the edge of a volcano's cone, only to be hit with hurricane-force winds, poisonous gases and acidic ash. Witness a typical day in the life of Donna O'Meara, volcano researcher, writer and photographer. Donna's photographs and accounts of treacherous journeys get readers up close and personal with some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes.
Additional Contributors: O'Meara, Stephen James 1956-
ISBN: 1553376935
1553376927
Branch Call Number: j 551.21 D687i 2005
Subject Headings: Donovan-O'Meara, Donna, 1954- Juvenile literature Volcanoes Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Volcanoes
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While their parents are away doing research, brothers Duffy and Sumo Pugg go with their cousin to Kokalaha Island, where they meet Aunt Lulu and become trapped in an erupting volcano, in this exciting graphic novel. RL 2.2 240L

Get up close and personal with some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes through the eyes of volcano researcher Donna O'Meara. The author describes some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes and the work she does as a volcano researcher.


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