Thursday, December 16, 2010

199 years ago today

On this dreary day its good time  to remember that 199 years ago today the first of the New Madrid earthquake occurred near Little Prairie, Missouri.  The first shock was felt across a broad reach of the eastern United States and caused much alarm and wonder.  Over the next year we will look at aspects of the quakes as a lead in the the Bicentennial of the earthquakes in 2011.

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