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The Ring of Fire contains over 450 volcanoes and is home to approximately 75% of the world's active volcanoes; as well, nearly 90% of the world's earthquakes occur in this area.

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Cook Strait lies between the North & South Islands of New Zealand. It connects the Tasman Sea on the northwest with the South Pacific Ocean on the southeast, & runs next to the capital city, Wellington.

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Map Of London 1868, By Edward Weller. Click through to the site and it is then possible to zoom in on different grid areas. The level of detail is extraordinary.

from ArchDaily

Gallery of Exploring Post Earthquake Reconstruction: 2013 AIM Competition Awards Announced - 17

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from BBC News

Christchurch earthquake: rebuilding a city

Christchurch New Zealand rebuilds: Cathedral supported by scaffolding with rubble and without rubble

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from Mail Online

Caught on camera: Huge UNDERWATER wave spanning hundreds of miles observed from the International Space Station

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from SCIENCE MONDAY: cultivating the art of science

What’s Shakin’ with the San Andreas Fault?

San Andreas Fault map - the arrows show the relative motion of each of the plates as they slide past each other

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