Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror

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Author: Trumbull White
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 116,346 / 347 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.5
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 1,379
Added to site: 2008.08.21
mnybks.net#: 21816
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Non-fiction

A Comprehensive and Connected Account of the Terrible Tragedy that Befell thePeople of Our Golden City--The Metropolis of the Golden Gate, and the Deathand Ruin Dealt Many Adjacent Cities and Surrounding Country. DestroyingEarthquake Comes Without Warning, in the Early Hours of the Morning; Immense Structures Topple and Crumble; Great Leland Stanford University Succumbs; Water Mains Demolished andFire Completes Devastation; Fighting Fire With Dynamite.

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* CHAPTER XXVIII.

JAPAN AND ITS DISASTROUS EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOES.

BY TRUMBULL WHITE.

The Island Empire Subject to Convulsions of Nature--Legends of Ancient Disturbances--Famous Volcano of Fuji-yama Formed in One Night--More Than One Hundred Volcanoes in Japan--Two Hundred and Thirty-two Eruptions Recorded--Devastation of Thriving Towns and Busy Cities--The Capital a Sufferer--Scenes of Desolation after the Most Recent Great Earthquakes 344

* CHAPTER XXIX.

KRAKATOA, THE GREATEST OF VOLCANIC EXPLOSIONS.

BY TRUMBULL WHITE.

East Indian Catastrophes--The Volcano that Blew Its Own Head Off--The Terrific Crash Heard Three Thousand Miles--Atmospheric Waves Travel Seven Times Around the Earth--A Pillar of Dust Seventeen Miles High--Islands of the Malay Archipelago Blotted Out of Existence--Native Villages Annihilated--Other Disastrous Upheavals in the East Indies 353

* CHAPTER XXX.

OUR GREAT HAWAIIAN AND ALASKAN VOLCANOES.

BY TRUMBULL W

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