Earth On Fire: How Volcanoes Shape Our Planet by Bernhard EdmaierEarth On Fire: How Volcanoes Shape Our Planet by Bernhard Edmaier

Earth On Fire: How Volcanoes Shape Our Planet

byBernhard Edmaier

Hardcover | August 22, 2013

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This stunning collection of photographs from Bernhard Edmaier showcases the world?s most dramatic and beautiful volcanic landscapes. Divided into five chapters by tectonic plate region, this book includes geothermal regions in Europe, the Americas, Africa, New Zealand, the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean; famous volcanoes such as Mount St. Helens in the USA, Etna in Italy, Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and Krakatoa in Indonesia are just a few of the sites highlighted.Earth on Firefeatures images of a wide variety of phenomena ? from hot flowing lava and towering columns of smoke and ash to lakes, islands and mountain ranges ? that are the result of volcanic activity, accompanied by clear, accessible texts explaining key details and events.
Bernhard Edmaier(b.1957) trained as a civil engineer and geologist and has photographed the earth?s surface for over 15 years. The result of meticulous planning and research, his extraordinary travels take him from the deserts of Africa to the ice plains of Iceland and the coral cliffs of the Great Barrier Reef. His abstractly beautifu...
Title:Earth On Fire: How Volcanoes Shape Our PlanetFormat:HardcoverDimensions:220 pages, 14.25 × 12.25 × 1.25 inPublished:August 22, 2013Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0714857009

ISBN - 13:9780714857008


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Volcanologist or not, this will make you fall in love with volcanoes Phenomenal aerial photographs of volcanoes from North America to Australia are published in this book. There are also many pictures of mud pots and geysers from around the world. If you are genuinely captivated by the different creases and colours that shape our planet, this book is for you. I bought it from my local Chapters store for $20 (on a promotion sale) so if you can find it at a similar price, I definitely recommend buying this! It will make a great addition to your coffee table.
Date published: 2011-07-20

Editorial Reviews

"If this fall's destructathon 2012 whetted your appetite for more about the planet's fiery potential for devastation, check out these searing volcano images that positively erupt with craters, calderas, and coursing lava."–Entertainment Weekly"This stunning volume celebrates volcanoes in all their devilish glory."–Seattle Times"Earth on Fire captures the intricacy and size of even the most commonly photographed volcanoes...a stunning addition to any coffee table."–EARTH Magazine