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May 1970 Huaraz, Peru Images
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browse graphicIn 1970, an earthquake-induced rock and snow avalanche on Mt. Huascaran, Peru, buried the towns of Yungay and Ranrahirca. The magnitude 7.8 earthquake killed 66,794 and caused $250 million in property damage. Several towns were almost totally destroy (...etc)

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Citation Recommendation: Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: May 1970 Huaraz, Peru Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]

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