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Nature's Fury: 101 Facts - Earthshaking Natural Disasters

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Publisher TERI Press
ISBN 9788179931837
Author: Reena I Puri
Print Enabled 15%
Number of Pages 48
Available Available in all digital devices
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CONTENTS 6
When the earth moves When the earth spills 14
22
Wet and dry Swirling storms 30 38
Extreme weather
The Chinese 1 contribution Chinese scholars have preserved the records of earthquakes that have occurred in China in the last two thousand years. Naturally, the world s first simple seismograph was created by Chinese scientists during the Han period.
2 The coast toast Coastal cities are particularly susceptible to the hazards of a quake. Earthquakes that occur near coasts can trigger dangerous tsunamis. In terms of casualty, the deadliest tsunami occurred in Indonesia on December 26, 2004.
WHEN THE EARTH MOVES
6-7
3 All fired up
Earthquakes also cause fire. This happens when there are broken gas pipes and live electric wires. This is

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