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C. Reyes
Answered: Jun 11, 2018
The catastrophic events of September 11, 2001, (or 9/11) resulted in the deaths of thousands of people working in the Trade Center, hundreds of Iraqi's and Afghans as well as thousands of...Read More

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J. Goodman, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jun 22, 2018
Krakatoa is an island volcano. It is located in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. There is also a grouping of islands next to Krakotoa that came to be from a...Read More

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I. Woods
Answered: Jun 20, 2018
The long struggle back to normalcy is ongoing at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, located in Japan. Many workers are making slow progress in cleaning up the contaminated land...Read More

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S. Hughes
Answered: Jun 14, 2018
In 1872, the Congress of the United States created the first national park in the world. Yellowstone National Park occupies the homonym plateau in the northwestern US. The view is breathtaking...Read More

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I. Woods
Answered: Jun 20, 2018
Volcanic activity occurs due to partial melting of the rock in the earth's mantle. The melted part is a lower density than the rest of the mantle material, and it flows toward the surface causing...Read More

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Mike John, Content Explorer
Answered: Jun 18, 2018
The scientists know that Mount Saint Helens was going to erupt because of the seismic activity around it. The earthquakes were because of the lava building up inside the v...Read More

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C. Reyes
Answered: Jun 11, 2018
In August 79 AD, a massive eruption destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, submerging them under layers of volcanic material and mud killing thousands of people. A copious amount of...Read More

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I. Woods
Answered: Jun 20, 2018
In geology, the places known as hotspots are volcanic regions thought to be fed by the underlying mantle that is unusually hot compared with the surrounding mantle. A hotspot is an intensely hot...Read More

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C. Reyes
Answered: Jun 11, 2018
Bhopal Gas Tragedy took place in December in 1984. It is one of the worst accidents in the history of India. The tragedy occurred because of an accidental chemical reaction that took place in the...Read More

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J. Goodman, Web Content Writer
Answered: Nov 05, 2018
No, I do not agree that The 2011 Tohoku Japan is the most powerful earthquake in the world. I think the most powerful earthquake ever recorded is Valdivia earthquake in Chile that occurred on the...Read More

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I. Woods
Answered: Jun 20, 2018
Pripyat was once a conceptual design city built by the Soviet government and was constructed in 1970. The workers of the nuclear power plant inhabited the town. There was an explosion at the...Read More

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I. Woods
Answered: Jun 20, 2018
Typically, it would take about thirty years. However, it is estimated that it will take even longer. The Chernobyl incident was the worst nuclear accident in history. Radioactive cesium is not...Read More

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Danny R. Glover, Editor
Answered: Nov 05, 2018
Yes, the ozone layer is getting depleted day-by-day. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) and halogens (bromine atoms) come in contact with ozone in the stratosphere, CFC and halogens destroy the ozone...Read More

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I. Woods
Answered: Jun 20, 2018
The Bhopal disaster gas tragedy was an industrial accident. It happened at a Union Carbide subsidiary pesticide plant in the city of Bhopal, India. In December 1984, the plant released...Read More

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K. Myers, Blogger
Answered: Nov 05, 2018
Hurricane occurs mostly in the Hurricane belt. Hurricane belt is a region the Atlantic Ocean that is greatly affected by hurricane. This region includes the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico....Read More

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