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How Earthquakes Happen

How Earthquakes Happen Hurricanes! Earthquakes! Tsunamis! Volcanoes! Sometimes it seems as if Mother Nature has it in for Planet Earth. But how DO these natural disasters happen? This excellent site from the United Kingdom's BBC-News includes well-done interactive tutorials on each of these scary
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How Earthquakes Happen


Hurricanes! Earthquakes! Tsunamis! Volcanoes! Sometimes it seems as if Mother Nature has it in for Planet Earth. But how DO these natural disasters happen? This excellent site from the United Kingdom's BBC-News includes well-done interactive tutorials on each of these scary phenomena.

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