Gavin's Natural Disasters Power Point

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  • A disaster caused by natural forces Natural Disasters
    • An extremely destructive funnel-shaped rotating column of air that passes in a narrow path over land.
    Tornado
    • A violent tropical storm of the Western North Atlantic.
    Hurricane
    • A strong bitterly cold wind accompanied by a widespread heavy snowfall.
    Blizzard
    • A shaking of the ground caused by moving underground plates.
    Earthquake
    • A large mass of snow and ice detached from a mountain slope and sliding or falling suddenly downward.
    Avalanche
    • An unusually large sea wave produced by a sea quake or under sea volcanic eruption.
    Tsunami
    • A vent in the earths crust through which lava, steam, and ashes are expelled.
    Volcano
    • Water in swift, circular motion often causing a downward spiraling action.
    Whirl pool
    • An uncontrolled fire in a wooded area.
    Forest Fire
  • By: Gavin Walker For Mrs.Dunnavant's Class Science Expert Project Natural Disasters

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