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On Shaky Ground - a book by Bagnall, Norma Hayes

On Shaky Ground

The New Madrid Earthquakes Of 1811-1812

On Shaky Ground( )
Author: Bagnall, Norma Hayes
Series title:Missouri Heritage Readers Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Missouri Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $13.95
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Although most Americans associate earthquakes with California, the tremors that shook the Mississippi valley in southeast Missouri from December 16, 1811, through February 7, 1812, are among the most violent quakes to hit the North American continent in recorded history. Collectively known as the New Madrid earthquakes, these quakes affected more than 1 million square miles. By comparison, the 1906 San Francisco earthquake affected only 60,000 square miles, less than...
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Detailed Subjects: Nature / Earthquakes & Volcanoes

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