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050 00 GC211.2|b.K35 2005
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100 1 Kampion, Drew.
245 10 Waves :|bfrom surfing to tsunami /|cby Drew Kampion ;
illustrations by Jeff Petersen.
250 [1st ed.].
260 Salt Lake City :|bGibbs Smith, Publisher,|c[c2005]
300 79 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c27 cm.
504 Includes bibliographical references (p. 76).
505 0 Where do waves come from? -- Where in the universe are we?
-- Tidal waves -- Wind and waves -- How do waves move? --
Rogue waves -- Tsunami! -- River bore waves -- Types of
breaking waves -- Beach break waves -- Reef break waves --
Point break waves -- Reef pass waves -- Riding waves --
Surfing giant waves! -- Tow-in surfing.
520 Describes how waves form, what moves them, why they are
important, how people and animals use them, and the
different types, including tidal, rogue, and breaking
waves. Who can resist the hypnotic rhythm of the ocean's
waves? To understand why the surf and the sea capture us
like they do, Waves takes a closer look at the mystery and
mechanics behind waves. Author Drew Kampion examines how
waves form, what moves them, and why they are important.
Where do waves come from? Where in the universe are we?
Tidal waves, the life cycle of ocean waves. How do waves
move? Rogue waves, tsunami, river bore waves, types of
breaking waves, beach break waves, reef break waves, point
break waves, reef pass waves, riding waves, surfing giant
waves, a mixture of science and storytelling. Waves:
Echoes of the storm captures both the facts and the thrill
of the ocean's energy. With amazing photographs, original
artwork, interesting experiments, and unusual facts, this
is a book you won't want to miss.
650 0 Ocean waves.
650 0 Wave mechanics.
650 0 Surfing.
650 1 Ocean waves.
650 1 Surfing.
655 0 Picture books for children.