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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Who would live in an earthquake zone?

An interesting question, and it seems us humans and our ancestors have been doing it for a couple of million years. The answer, according to research published earlier this year, is that earthquakes create the type of terrain that sustains us.

There is a short article about being attracted to earthquake terrain on sciencedaily.com here, along with a reference to Christchurch as an example of the consequential hazards.
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