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USGS Rapid Response to Haiti
USGS Rapid Response to Haiti
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Title: USGS Rapid Response to Haiti

Description: Collapsed multi-story residence in Port-au-Prince following the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. The weight of heavy concrete floors and roofs was often too great for the modest strength in support columns, as evidenced here.

Location: USA

Date Taken: Feb 1 2010

Photographer: Walter Mooney
Photographer Email: mooney@usgs.gov
Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey


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Type: JPEG image - 4.43 MB
Dimensions: 5616 x 3744
Resolution: 72 dpi

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