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The Night The Mountain Fell; The Story Of The Montana-Yellowstone Earthquake

Gelesen von David Wales

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A severe earthquake, centered in the vacation area of West Yellowstone, Montana, shook the ground and its inhabitants and visitors on August 17, 1959, at 11.37 pm. A mountainside fell, a lake formed, roads and houses disappeared, people were trapped, people died. The author of this narrative went to the area the day after the quake, took first-hand stories of the catastrophe, researched in the following months, and wrote this account within a year of the shaking. The printed source has many informative photographs. - Summary by David Wales (1 hr 55 min)


Real Shook; Trapped


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Outside World; First Patrol


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Civil Defense's Puzzle; Rescue - First Medical Doctor; Civil Defense Wrapup; Un…


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Mystery - Who Got It?; Civil Defense And Natural Disasters; Aftermath


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Living Geology; Now You Can See It; About The Author


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awesome first hand account of forgotten history

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