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MEDC Volcano + 2 Features

Mt St Helens

-18 May1980

-20 March it becomes active with a earthquakr

-On a Destructive Margin#

-Part of RING OF FIRE

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LEDC Volcano + 2 Features

Nevada Del Ruiz, Colombia

-November 13, 1985

-In the evening (More people at home)

-23,000 killed in town of Armero population 27,000

-Practically the rest injured

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LEDC Earthquake + 2 Features

Mexico City

-September 19, 1985

-8.1 on Richter Scale

-10,000 killed

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MEDC Earthquake + 2 Features

Kobe, Japan

-January 16, 1995

-7.2 on richter scale

-Early morning, many asleep

-6000 deaths

-Many Jobs lost, however jobs created in the reconstruction Project

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