What Happened To This Car?

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Here we explain how Port Royal – “the most wicked and sinful city in the world”, cars, roads, and huge buildings can sink into the ground during during earthquakes or blasting.

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Image Sources:
Van in sink hole
IMG_4608

Liquefied road
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Liquefaction2,Nishishiro,Inashiki-city,Japan.jpg

Japanese apartment complex tipped over
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Liquefaction_at_Niigata.JPG].

Car stuck in ground
Mark Lincoln: http://www.nzraw.co.nz/images/New-Christchurch-Earthquake-Photos.jpg-60.jpg

References:
Link, M.C. February 1960. Exploring the Drowned City of Port Royal. National Geographic 117(2): 151-183.

University of Washington Soil Liquefaction
http://www.ce.washington.edu/~liquefaction/html/main.html

University of Edinburgh Liquefaction
Burton, S. & Scobie, G. http://liquefactionmitigation.weebly.com/index.html

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