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Book Recounts 1959 Earthquake That Probably Killed Granite Climber

Larry Morris has published a book about the August 17, 1959 7.5 Yellowstone earthquake that killed 28. A climber on Granite who is believed to have been buried in an avalanche. His body has never been recovered and he is … Continue reading

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At least 17 Killed Avalanche at Everest Base Camp Following 7.8 Earthquake

At least 17 climbers have been killed at Everest Base Camp following an avalanche in the Saturday, April 25 7.8 earthquake in Nepal. This is more casualties than last year’s avalanche which closed the mountain for the season.

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Idaho Swarm Earthquakes Subsiding

A series of swarm earthquakes on the Lost River Fault in Idaho dubbed the “Challis Swarm” have started to subside after peaking with a 4.9 quake. The 1983 earthquake on Borah Peak was on this fault.

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