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Adventures in Volcanoland: What Volcanoes Tell Us About the World and Ourselves

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Adventures in Volcanoland: What Volcanoes Tell Us About the World and Ourselves

Tamsin Mather, "Adventures in Volcanoland: What Volcanoes Tell Us About the World and Ourselves "
English | ISBN: 1335080856 | 2024 | EPUB | 384 pages | 39 MB

A mix of memoir, travel and popular science, charting journeys across deserts, through jungles and up ice caps, to some of the most important volcanoes around the world

In this captivating book from one of the most influential geochemists in the field, Tamsin Mather takes us along on her globe-spanning excursions from Nicaragua to Hawaii, Santorini to Ethiopia and beyond. With warmth and lyricism, she explores the cultural roles volcanoes play throughout history, and the growing and evolving science behind their formation and eruptions.

Adventures in Volcanoland is an urgent and poetic exploration into the world's most mysterious geological mountains and how they make and shape our world.