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1964 Quake: The Great Alaska Earthquake

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America’s largest recorded earthquake happened on March 27, 2014 in Alaska. United States Geological Survey (USGS) sent geologists to study the impact and effects of the earthquake. The information gathered from the aftermath was essential in resolving key mechanisms of the developing theory of plate tectonics.

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