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A tsunami is an enormous wave caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, nuclear detonations, meteorite impacts, underwater explosions, landslides, avalanches and tectonic plate movements.
An examination of the Titanic shipwreck site from a geological perspective. What been happening in the area around the shipwreck since it hit the North Atlantic ocean floor more than 100 years ago.
In 1692, Father Kino and Papago Indians began the labor of building the mission, San Xavier del Bac. On completion, April 28, 1700, Kino learned of a silver mine nearby which, by legend, he worked.
Disaster Management The term 'DISASTER' has been taken from a French word 'Desastre' (French 'des' means bad and 'astre' means star) meaning bad evil star. A disaster whether natural or human induced, is an event which...
Read about the terrifying ordeal of waking up to an active volcano erupting just outside your front door and how a town was sacrificed.A synopsis of a chapter in John McPhee's "Controlling Nature."
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