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Six years are marking today since the fatal grounding of costa concordia cruise ship in the mediterranean sea, resulting in 32 deaths and ship total loss. “nature’s fury: the science of natural disasters” examines the immense forces wielded by earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes and hurricanes.
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A calculated mistake by president abraham lincoln led to the most horrific maritime disaster in united states history, and it may turn into a tourism site in marion and surrounding communities in crittenden county plans are underway to build the $3 million sultana disaster museum, project director louis intres told talk business & politics. Top 10 most terrifying natural disasters in history^top 10 most terrifying natural disasters in history^natural disasters cause fascination in everyone - as is apparent from the enormous amounts of press coverage that they give - haiti being a good example of this.
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