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Damaging Ice on the Yukon River
May 20, 2013 | Alaska Dispatch

Large slabs of ice pushed onto land along the Yukon River have pushed buildings from foundations and a fear of flooding has forced evacuations.

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Coloured Gemstone Deposits in the Yukon
December 10, 2013 | Yukon Geological Survey
Nice publications on the geology of gemstones are rare. Here is a nice open file report from the Yukon Geological Survey. It is Open File Report 2004-10, "EXPLORATION CRITERIA FOR Coloured Gemstone Deposits in the Yukon" by Lori Walton.

Lourdes Flooding
June 20, 2013 | New York Times
Spring snow melt in the Pyrenees and heavy rain have caused flooding in southwestern France, damaging famous religious sites in the town of Lourdes.

Natural Hazard Viewer for Arizona
September 24, 2013 | Arizona Geological Survey
The interactive Natural Hazard Viewer focuses on four hazards common to Arizona — geologic faults and earthquakes, earth fissures, floods and wildfire. Each hazard is described in detail and displayed as a layer on a map. Moreover, the natural hazard information is dynamic; site updates will occur as new or revised hazard data becomes available. Editor's Comment: Every state geological survey should have one of these!

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