EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE

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San Francisco Earthquake. 1906.

Tragic Photographs of Disasters that Occurred Before 1920

We're used to photos and video footage of disasters almost as soon as they happen, but the relative permanence of these disaster photographs forces us to truly reflect on the destruction and tragedy that once occurred, even though it all happened decades ago.

Writing inspiration #scenes #settings #nanowrimo

The Diary of a Dustbowl Debutante

Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it.

Can't have something on California without showing the San Andreas Fault!  It's the "biggie."  I've walked ON it...it's a strange feeling too!!!

Learn where earthquakes happen and how they're rated

Earthquakes are naturally destructive effects of our planet's constantly changing surface. Thousands of them happen every day.

Road after a Japanese earthquake - wow!

Japan Highways and Earthquakes

Japan has one of the most sophisticated urban infrastructure with modern engineering design. But still its some time no match for mother ...

Prince William Sound, Alaska - 9.2 Earthquake, March 27, 1964. 2nd largest earthquake in the world.This great earthquake and ensuing tsunami took 128 lives (tsunami 113, earthquake 15), and caused $311 million in property loss.

Prince William Sound, Alaska - 9.2 Earthquake, March 27, 1964. 2nd largest earthquake in the world.This great earthquake and ensuing tsunami took 128 lives (tsunami 113, earthquake 15), and caused $311 million in property loss.

A 7.2 Earthquake in Kobe, Japan completely fractured a roadway. 1995- The Great Hanshin Earthquake Disaster.

Learn where earthquakes happen and how they're rated

Earthquakes are naturally destructive effects of our planet's constantly changing surface. Thousands of them happen every day.

1971 Sylmar Earthquake  San Fernando Valley Lived through this quake on Feb. 9!  Scary.  We evacuated because the Van Norman Dam was cracked, and they thought it might burst down on the valley!

1971 Sylmar Earthquake San Fernando Valley Lived through this quake on Feb. 9! Scary. We evacuated because the Van Norman Dam was cracked, and they thought it might burst down on the valley!

Recumbent Chevron Folds, Millook Haven - Cornwell, UK. "The history of deformation that has generated these spectacular folds is divided in two steps: 1) Compression 2) Tilting. Tilting could be related both to a late compression or extension." via nikguitar on Flickr.

Recumbent Chevron Folds

Millook Haven - Cornwell - UK. The history of deformation that has generated these spectacular folds is divided in two steps: 1) Compression 2) Tilting. Tilting could be related both to a late compression or extension.

1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Anniversary of the San Francisco Earthquake

I get the Writer's Almanac emailed to me each day. Today it has a description of the 1906 earthquake that happened right here in the San Francisco Bay Area. I've read many accounts about it ... but this one had so many shocking bits to it. Read it and see if you don't learn some new things. Kinda reminded me of Katrina in New Orleans. It was on this day in 1906 that one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States occurred: the San Francisco earthquake. The shaking…

X2oz7 The Most Devastating Natural Disasters Of The 21st Century

The Worst Natural Disasters Of The 21st Century

X2oz7 The Most Devastating Natural Disasters Of The 21st Century

Earthquakes...

Solo Travel to Chile: torn between two values

My plan was to go to Chile this coming Friday but with the earthquake yesterday I am having second thoughts.

1964 alaska earthquake photos | bed and rail damage at Portage following the March 27 1964 earthquake ...

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1964 alaska earthquake photos | bed and rail damage at Portage following the March 27 1964 earthquake ...