Tue, 1 November 2016
On Sunday, May 31, 1970, while most of Peru was watching the World Cup game of Brazil vs. Italy, a major earthquake struck just off the coast. The quake flattened buildings and collapsed bridges and roads, but the worst was yet to come when a 500 meter long slab of ice slid off a 21,000 foot mountain peak and made a beeline for the villages below.
Direct download: Episode_32_-_The_Ancash_Avalanche_and_Earthquake.mp3
Category:Social and Culture -- posted at: 9:52pm PST