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Damage done by Ambato Earthquake ,1949.

Dates

Date Taken
1949

Summary

Damage done by Ambato Earthquake August 5, 1949. [6.8 on the Richter Scale and over 6,000 dead]. The hospital, one of the many buildings in the medical center (on the NW. outskirts of Ambato) all of which were not quite finished new, and very poor construction, all a total loss. Tungurahua, Ecuador. 1950.

Contacts

Data Owner :
U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Lewis, G. Edward

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Type Scheme Key
name photoLibrary lge00134
number photoLibrary 22106
batch photoLibrary btch419
number_in_book photoLibrary 134

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