Chapter 1: The Big Bang Yellowstone, USA Tambora, Indonesia Krakatau, Indonesia Mt St Helens, USA Vesuvius, Italy Manam, Papua New Guinea Pinatubo, Philippines Chapter 2: Lakes, Flows and Fountains Lake Taupo, New Zealand Erta Ale, Ethiopia Kilauea, Hawaii Ol Doinyo Lengai, Tanzania Nyiragongo, Democratic Republic of Congo Soufriere Hills, Monserrat Mt Etna, Italy Stromboli, Italy Echo Crater, New Zealand Chapter 3: Cones, Craters, Calderas Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Mt Fuji, Japan USU, Japan Toba, Indonesia Campi Flegrei, Italy Rabaul, Papua New Guinea Tengger Caldera, Indonesia Fernandina, Galapagos Islands Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania Chapter 4: Lasting Landforms Lava stalactites, Thurston Lava Tube, Hawaii Tabacon Hot Springs, Costa Rica Rift Vally, East Africa Strombolicchio Volcanic Neck, Italy Andes Mountains Lava Tree Mould, Lava Tree State Park, Hawaii Kronotzky Stratovolcano, Russia Chapter 5: Volcanoes and the Sea Aleutian Volcanic Islands, Alaska Iceland: the World's largest volcanic island Rarotonga volcanic island, Cook Islands White Island, New Zealand Volcanic virign sea vent chimney, Axiel Volcano, Pacific Ocean Chapter 6: Extraterrestrial Action Volcanoes of the Moon Volcanoes on Io Volcanoes on Venus Volcanoes on Mars Crynovolcanism on Triton
Fully illustrated, large format, family reference book in the same series as Inside the Body, Above the World, Weather and Out of this World. Stunning new images, including rare and unpublished photographs of active volcanoes, accompany informed text. The author is an acknowledged expert in the field of volcano watching and has studied volcanoes for over 20 years.
For the last 22 years, Donna O Meara has travelled the globe, researching and documenting volcanoes on film and video for, among others, The National Geographic Society. O Meara s volcano research and award winning writing and photography have been the subject of over a dozen television documentaries produced by organizations including The Smithsonian Institution, National Geographic Television, The Learning Channel, Inside Edition. Donna and her husband Stephen founded their research organization Volcano Watch International in 1994 to examine how volcanoes work and to uncover mysteries that might someday save lives. Donna lives in Hawaii s rainforest atop the world s most active volcano Kilauea with Stephen and their little dog, Daisy Duke.