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Surprise bonanza since Napa quake: dry creeks now flowing

Water bubbles up from the earth along along a trail next to Wild Horse Creek which flows through Green Valley in Fairfield, Calif., as seen on Friday Sept. 5, 2014. Normally dry this time of year Wild Horse Creek is suddenly flowing with water after the August 24, 2014 Napa earthquake. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle

WW2: Accidental Detonation of 4,000 Tons of Explosives In England Killed 70 and Scarred the Land Forever

Sunset - and a rainbow Mono Lake is a majestic body of water covering about 65 square miles. It is an ancient lake, over 1 million years old -- one of the oldest in North America. It has no outlet. Throughout its long existence, salts and minerals have washed into the lake from Eastern Sierra streams. Freshwater evaporating from the lake each year has left the salts and minerals behind so that the lake is now about 2 1/2 times as salty and 80 times as alkaline as the ocean

Sudden uplift on the Papatea Fault dammed the Clarence River, New Zealand, diverting it through fields on its banks. Photo source: Environment Canterbury

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Storm Over Mono Lake Nevada Mono Lake is a majestic body of water covering about 65 square miles. It is an ancient lake, over 1 million years old -- one of the oldest in North America. It has no outlet. Throughout its long existence, salts and minerals have washed into the lake from Eastern Sierra streams. Freshwater evaporating from the lake each year has left the salts and minerals behind so that the lake is now about 2 1/2 times as salty and 80 times as alkaline as the ocean

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1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

The Marina district of San Francisco had problems getting water to fight the fires on several buildings after the Loma Prieta earthquake, 1989. Photo: Deanne Fitzmaurice, The Chronicle

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Japan earthquake and tsunami one month on: 30 powerful images of the disaster

This picture, taken on March 11, 2011 by Sadatsugu Tomizawa and released via Jiji Press on March 21, shows tsunami waves hitting the coast of Minamisoma in Fukushima prefecture