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James Francis Geol. 303 Olsen 11/17/11 Location, Location, Location In the course of human history Natural Disasters have played a determining role in the lives of many people. In fact most, if not all of the worlds people past and present have been affected by a natural disaster whether it be torrential rain, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes or mass movements. In the modern technological world people are aware of disasters all over the world but many still believe that disasters won’t affect them or they neglect to properly prepare for them. However, in order to properly prepare for a natural disaster one must be aware of the dangers the disaster presents. Coastal California, like everywhere else in the world, has its fair share of natural disasters among them land slides. Therefore, for a citizen to prepare for a landslide they must know what dangers they present and what to do about the dangers. This essay will outline the important things that prospective homebuyers and residents of coastal California need to know regarding landslides. The first thing that someone looking to buy a home in coastal California should do is research. They should research the area where there home is and the surrounding area including schools, workplace etc. They should do this because with natural disasters, as with real estate, it’s location, location, location. When doing their research they should look at the history of the
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