Volcanoes of the United States
by Steven R. Brantley
Publisher: US. Government Printing Office 1996
Number of pages: 44
The United States ranks third, behind Indonesia and Japan, in the number of historically active volcanoes. A few U.S. volcanoes have produced some of the largest and most dangerous types of eruptions in this century, while several others have threatened to erupt.
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