Yvonne Lawson's Blog – February 2014 Archive (2)

The island that 'grew back': Pacific isle that disappeared after devastating typhoon reappears 100 years after its destruction

In 1905 a devastating typhoon swept over the  Nadikdik atoll in the middle of the Pacific ocean, killing the majority of  inhabitants and washing away most of the island.

Just two people survived the storm, but just  over a century on, the islands have ‘grown back’ from a sandy deposit to…

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Added by Yvonne Lawson on February 22, 2014 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Now the Earth opens up: 5 foot gullies across Devon (UK) fields

 

Divided: Severe soil erosion on a steep field in Sampford Peverell, Devon, that  was said to have contained too few crops prior to heavy winter rain…

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Added by Yvonne Lawson on February 5, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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