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The Blizzard of 1888 - With up to 50 inches of snow dumped across the northeast United States this monster blizzard was aptly dubbed ‘The Great White Hurricane’.

The Blizzard of 1888 - With up to 50 inches of snow dumped across the northeast United States this monster blizzard was aptly dubbed ‘The Great White Hurricane’.

Earthquake

Earthquake

Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake [1906] So sad!

Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake [1906] So sad!

Hiroshima’s shadows…

Hiroshima’s shadows…

1871 great chicago fire; there was also another fire the same day--100 miles north in Michigan

1871 great chicago fire; there was also another fire the same day--100 miles north in Michigan

Path of an Earthquake Alaska

Financial Earthquakes and East Coast Tremblers

Path of an Earthquake Alaska

The Great Blizzard of 1888 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States. Snowfalls of 40-50 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet. Railroads were shut down and people were confined to their houses for up to a week.

The Great Blizzard of 1888 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States. Snowfalls of 40-50 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet. Railroads were shut down and people were confined to their houses for up to a week.

Highway I-90 after Hurricane Katrina.

Highway I-90 after Hurricane Katrina.

On March 11, 2011 Japan Tsunami

On March 11, 2011 Japan Tsunami

The Hindenburg explodes on May 6, 1937

Hindenburg disaster 75 years ago abruptly ended zeppelin era

The Hindenburg explodes on May 6, 1937

Japan, tsunami. This is the moment the tsunami struck. Chilling. #japan #tsunami #earthquake

Earthquake, tsunami strike Japan

Japan, tsunami. This is the moment the tsunami struck. Chilling. #japan #tsunami #earthquake

"In 1906, a massive magnitude 7.9 earthquake ruptured the entire San Andreas Fault in Northern California." (http://www.pbs.org/newshour/indepth_coverage/science/1906quake/ss_1.html)

"In 1906, a massive magnitude 7.9 earthquake ruptured the entire San Andreas Fault in Northern California." (http://www.pbs.org/newshour/indepth_coverage/science/1906quake/ss_1.html)

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea earthquake that occurred on Sunday, December 26, 2004 with an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.

20 Amazing Photos of Natural Disasters

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea earthquake that occurred on Sunday, December 26, 2004 with an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.

Massive landslide hits Taiwan highway!

Massive landslide hits Taiwan highway!

An extreme example of fire tornado is the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake in Japan

An extreme example of fire tornado is the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake in Japan

San Francisco earthquake and fire,1906. Over 225,000 of the city’s 400,000 residents were homeless. Fires destroyed about 28,000 buildings and 500 blocks – ¼ of San Francisco.

San Francisco earthquake and fire,1906. Over 225,000 of the city’s 400,000 residents were homeless. Fires destroyed about 28,000 buildings and 500 blocks – ¼ of San Francisco.