One of the iconic images of the 1964 earthquake is the collapse of Fourth Avenue near C Street in Anchorage from a landslide.

Gallery: The 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake

March 1964 - biggest earthquake in North America. Damage to Fourth Avenue, in Anchorage, Alaska, caused by the Good Friday Earthquake. Collapse of Fourth Avenue near C Street due to a landslide caused by the earthquake. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

1964 alaska earthquake photos | bed and rail damage at Portage following the March 27 1964 earthquake ...

1964 alaska earthquake photos | bed and rail damage at Portage following the March 27 1964 earthquake ...

Prince William Sound, Alaska - 9.2 Earthquake, March 27, 1964. 2nd largest earthquake in the world.This great earthquake and ensuing tsunami took 128 lives (tsunami 113, earthquake 15), and caused $311 million in property loss.

Prince William Sound, Alaska - Earthquake, largest earthquake on earth in recorded history. This great earthquake & ensuing tsunami took 128 lives (tsunami earthquake

1964 Alaska Earthquake Shook Up Science. In 50 years, no earthquake since has matched the power of the March 27, 1964, Great Alaska earthquake. It lasted for four minutes and 38 seconds! Click through for interesting article.

How the 1964 Alaska Earthquake Shook Up Science

How Volcanos Work The majority of Earth’s volcanoes are found on the seafloor, along the mid-ocean ridge — a chain of volcanic peaks that rings the planet and the spot where many of Earth’s plates spread apart. (image: USGS) (via:OurAmazingPlanet)

Disasters (Nation) - Alaska earthquake 1964 - The most powerful magnitude earthquake ever recorded by a seismograph and the largest earthquake in North America, it measured in at 9.2 on a seismograph.

Disasters (Nation) - Alaska earthquake 1964 - The most powerful magnitude earthquake ever recorded by a seismograph and the largest earthquake in North America, it measured in at on a seismograph.

Turnagain Heights landslide: How the 1964 Alaska Earthquake Shook Up Science

How the 1964 Alaska Earthquake Shook Up Science

1964 Alaska earthquake - Wikipedia

1964 Alaska earthquake - Wikipedia

1964 alaska earthquake photos | IT. Foto - Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. Collapse of Fourth ...

Alaska Earthquake March Damage to houses from landslides in Turnagain Heights in Anchorage. Pages , Earthquake Information Bulletin,

1964 alaska earthquake photos | Collapsed buildings after the 1964 Alaska Earthquake, due to the ...

Buildings in Portage after the Great Alaskan Earthquake of the largest ever recorded quake in North America measuring at a magnitude of the second largest ever recorded in the world

Images commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Great Alaska earthquake.

Gallery: The 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake

Images commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Great Alaska earthquake.

Valdez Downtown, 1964 Alaska Earthquake, Alaska Earthquake of 1964

Valdez Downtown, 1964 Alaska Earthquake, Alaska Earthquake of 1964

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