Tsunamis, or gigantic waves, are one of the most destructive natural disasters. Discover how they’re formed, deep under the ocean surface.

Tsunamis, or gigantic waves, are one of the most destructive natural disasters. Discover how they’re formed, deep under the ocean surface.

Kilauea volcano on Hawaii, lava from volcano that has been erupting since 1983. A lava flow taking over a highway and burning the asphalt. This lave is so hot it melts and burns the asphalt, creating thick clouds of black  smoke.

Environment

Kilauea volcano on Hawaii, lava from volcano that has been erupting since 1983. A lava flow taking over a highway and burning the asphalt. This lave is so hot it melts and burns the asphalt, creating thick clouds of black smoke.

Tsunami, are dangerous natural disasters caused by large movements of rock in the ocean or by extra-terrestrial bodies. While these giant waves

Causes of Tsunami

Tsunami, are dangerous natural disasters caused by large movements of rock in the ocean or by extra-terrestrial bodies. While these giant waves

A cavernous and almost perfectly round sinkhole swallowed an entire intersection in Guatemala City during a tropical storm. The hole is 66 feet across and plunges nearly 100 feet down. Geologists said that the circular shape suggested a cave formation underneath, but what exactly caused the sinkhole was still a mystery

Pictures of the year 2010: earthquakes, volcanoes and environmental disasters

A cavernous and almost perfectly round sinkhole swallowed an entire intersection in Guatemala City during a tropical storm. The hole is 66 feet across and plunges nearly 100 feet down. Geologists said that the circular shape suggested a cave formation underneath, but what exactly caused the sinkhole was still a mystery

Mining town of Aberfan, Wales. In 1966, an incredible landslide composed of excavated rock, slag and other mining debris killed 144 people, including 116 children.

Mining town of Aberfan, Wales. In 1966, an incredible landslide composed of excavated rock, slag and other mining debris killed 144 people, including 116 children.

This picture, taken on March 11, 2011 by Sadatsugu Tomizawa and released via Jiji Press on March 21,  shows tsunami waves hitting the coast of Minamisoma in Fukushima prefecture

Japan earthquake and tsunami one month on: 30 powerful images of the disaster

This picture, taken on March 11, 2011 by Sadatsugu Tomizawa and released via Jiji Press on March 21, shows tsunami waves hitting the coast of Minamisoma in Fukushima prefecture

Beautiful art inspired by Hokusai Katsushika - Sherborne Abbey Church Of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Beautiful art inspired by Hokusai Katsushika - Sherborne Abbey Church Of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

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