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