On November 14, 1963, a volcano fifteen miles off the shore of Iceland exploded under the sea, resulting in a brand-new island. Scientists immediately recognized Surtsey for what it was: an opportunity to observe the way life takes hold.
Life on Surtsey, Iceland’s Upstart IslandBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780544687233 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Page Count: 80 Trim Size: 11" x 9" Accelerated Reader: Level: 7.2, Points: 2 Lexile: Level: 1090L Awards & Honors: ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, Older
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