Snapshot Sunday – Petrified

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We’ve all been there.  A frightening experience has rendered us helpless. Imagine being in a 9.2 earthquake, so powerful it changes the landscape.

In 1964, this is what happened. The Anchorage area of Alaska was devastated by one of  the largest earthquakes ever recorded.  The landscape was transformed including Cook’s Inlet which dropped by 10 feet allowing the sea to invade the coast.  The influx of sea water killed the trees and petrified them at the same time.