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10:20:2011 - o Injured taken to dance hall • Shock...

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20 October 2011 Video Notes Big quake of 1865 was just a distant memory Palace hotel built to be indestructible San Francisco was a city waiting to burn Most everything made of wood Earthquake hit April 18 th Santa Rosa was leveled Some places along the San Andreas fault moved up to 21 feet Greatest natural disaster suffered by a north American city All of the tenements broke Hospitals sustained major damage
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Unformatted text preview: o Injured taken to dance hall • Shock toppled chimneys and snapped gas lines o No water o Quake broke all water mains o Over 50 fires immediately • Knocking down buildings in the path of the fire with dynamite • All lines of communication with the city were severed • 250,000 homeless, 300,000 dead • Electric trolleys made just 10 days after the quake...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course GEOG 260Lg at USC.

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