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Deadliest earthquakes [videorecording (DVD)] : Haiti and Chile / written and directed by Peter Chinn ; managing director Alan Ritsko ; a NOVA production by Pioneer Productions for WGBH.


Public Safety Canada Library



Alternate Title

Nova (Television program)

Call Number

QE 535 D43 2011d



1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. (DVD)


Title from container.
Craig Sechler, narrator.
Available also on the Internet (as of Aug. 2011) at:
Subtitled ; audio-described.


In 2010, epic earthquakes all over the planet delivered one of the worst annual death tolls ever recorded. The deadliest strike was in Haiti, where a quake just southwest of the capital, Port-au-Prince, killed more than 200,000, reducing homes, hospitals, schools, and the presidential palace to rubble. In exclusive coverage, a NOVA camera crew follows a team of US geologists as they first enter Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy. Then NOVA visits a coastal town devastated by the Chilean tsunami, where geologists battle aftershocks to measure the displacement caused y the earthquake.


Online Access


1. Introduction -- 2. Port au Prince, Haiti -- 3. San Andreas Fault -- 4. Chile, South America -- 5. Cascadia subduction zone -- 6. Silent quakes -- 7. Earthquake-proofing.


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