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Wildfires: The Science Behind Raging Infernos (The Science Behind Natural Disasters)

ISBN13: 9780766029736
ISBN: 0766029735
List Price: $23.93
Publisher: Enslow Pub Inc
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Pages: 48
Average Goodreads rating: 2.50/5 (2 ratings)

Throughout history, fire has been a source of both fascination and great fear. Young readers will want to know what turns small fires into huge infernos and what firefighting techniques are used to try to contain them. Why are wildfires more common in some areas than others? WILDFIRES: THE SCIENCE BEHIND RAGING INFERNOS explores how wildfires form, what causes them to break out of containment efforts, and how scientists study them.