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Buildings on Fire

San Francisco earthquake and fire,1906. Over 225,000 of the city’s 400,000 residents were homeless. Fires destroyed about 28,000 buildings and 500 blocks – ¼ of San Francisco.

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Here's a photo from Kanaga Volcano, one of the most southerly members of the Aleutian Islands chain. In the foreground is a stunning view of a lava flow from a 1906 event. According to records, a trapper living on the island in 1906 experienced several earthquakes and witnessed lava pouring down both east and west sides of the cone. You can learn more about Kanaga Volcano, see images, and read about current past activity at on.doi.gov/Kanaga. Photo credit: Michelle Combs, USGS. You can…

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Poster of the South Island New Zealand Earthquake of 13 November 2016 - Magnitude 7.8 --- http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/2016/20161113.php

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Can this be true? I was going to check the USGS earthquake site earlier, and got the message that it was closed due to the govt shutdown. Michelle O's twitter feed was shutdown, though. This administration wants to punish us. It might be funny but it's not. It's childish. Mean. Immature.

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