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by Luke Thompson

Category: Science Nature and How It Works
Subcategory: Children
Author: Luke Thompson
ISBN: 0516235702
ISBN13: 978-0516235707
Language: English
Publisher: Childrens Pr (September 1, 2000)
Pages: 48
Fb2 eBook: 1999 kb
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A forest fire is a natural disaster consisting of a fire which destroys a forested area, and can be a great danger to people who live in forests as well as wildlife.

A forest fire is a natural disaster consisting of a fire which destroys a forested area, and can be a great danger to people who live in forests as well as wildlife. Forest fires are generally started by lightning, but also by human negligence or arson, and can burn thousands of square kilometers. Forest fires, also known as wildfires, vegetation fire, grass fire, brush fire or bush fire, is common in vegetated areas of Australia, South Africa, United States and Canada, where climates are sufficiently moist to allow the growth of trees, but feature extended hot and dry periods. Crawling - spreads from bush to bush. Crown - spread at an incredible pace through the top of the forest.

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A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples are floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, storms, and other geologic processes. A natural disaster can cause loss.

The Natural Disasters series explains how and why natural disasters occur, and how to stay safe if the reader should experience one.

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Wildfires, or forest fires, are uncontrolled fires burning in wildland areas. This article is licensed under the GFDL. Technorati Tags: disasters, nature. Common causes include lightning, human carelessness, arson, volcano eruption, and pyroclastic cloud from active volcano. The can be a threat to those in rural areas and also to wildlife. Wildfires can also produce ember attacks, where floating embers set fire to buildings at a distance from the fire itself.

Central Russia suffers from forest fires and river floods, while the country’s Far East is prone to strong earthquakes. Natural disasters in Russia are not all that common, yet some regions are more at risk than others. In recent years, Russians have experienced heat waves, flooding, earthquakes, and freezing rain. 1. Flooding in the Far East, 2013.

A wildfire, also known as a wildland fire, forest fire, brush fire, vegetation fire, grass fire, peat fire, or hill fire, is an uncontrolled fire often occurring in wildland areas, but which can also consume houses or agricultural resources. Common causes include lightning, human carelessness, slash-and-burn farming (относящийся к подсечно-огневому земледелию), arson, and underground coal fire. Heat waves, droughts, and cyclical climate changes can also dramatically increase the risk of wildfires.

Forest fires as natural disaster and violation to be careful when dealing with fire, forest devastation. 4k00:09California Wildfires Time Lapse nighttime Fiery Cloud Set of 5 4K from a 5K source 4444 Ojai, Ventura, Thomas Fires. 4k00:16disastrous consequences of forest fires. 4k00:16A massive wildfire with FLAMES and SMOKE consumes a forest during a brush fire burning in wetlands grasses and brush. Dark yellow, black, and gray smoke billows into the sky. 4k00:18Aerial view smoke of wildfire.

Describes the causes and consequences of forest fires, the three different types of forest fires, and the modern techniques and technology used to put out forest fires.
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