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Year: 1997
When David Breashears agreed to climb Mount Everest with an IMAX camera in order to film from the summit, he had no idea that his little expedition would become embroiled in a tragedy that would make headlines around the world
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Year: 1997
The article briefly deals with the Himalayan Mountain System and the associated natural hazards due to huge snow and glacier fields at the highest elevation
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Year: 1996
This survey of four-and-a-half billion years of Earth's past is a splendid introduction to geology and paleontology for the lay reader
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Year: 1996
Devastating monsoon season floods in the central Nepal Himalaya have been difficult to predict with any precision, reliability or accuracy
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Year: 1995
The Wonders of our World Series offers young readers a lively and visually exciting introduction to the world around us and the forces at work shaping our planet
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Year: 1992
Every year, as many as one million avalanches fall throughout the world
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Year: 1926
The discovery of George Leigh Mallory's alabaster corpse, writes Patrick French, high on the slopes of Everest in the summer of 1999, had a spectacular universal impact
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Scientists have long recognized that Alaska has more earthquakes than any other region of the United States and is, in fact, one of the most seismically active areas of the world

The largest strike-slip slip earthquake in North America in almost 150 years occurred on the Denali Fault in central Alaska on November 3rd, 2002. “Great” earthquakes (larger than magnitude 8) have rocked the state on an average of once every 13 years since 1900. It is only a matter of time before another major earthquake will impact a large number of Alaskans.

Alaska has changed significantly since the damaging 1964 earthquake, and the population has more than doubled. Many new buildings are designed to withstand intense shaking, some older buildings have been reinforced, and development has been discouraged in some particularly hazardous areas.

Despite these precautions, future earthquakes may still cause damage to buildings, displace items within buildings, and disrupt the basic utilities that are taken for granted. Everyone must take every reasonable action to prepare for damaging earthquakes in order to lower these risks
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California's rivers cannot protect themselves
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The Sierra Nevada Alliance is dedicated to improving Sierra waters for creating healthy watersheds
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