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Mountainside Collapses on Town in Alberta, Canada (1903)

Before dawn on April 29, 1903, millions of tons of limestone tumbled from the face of Alberta's Turtle Mountain onto the valley below, burying several buildings on the outskirts of the coal mining town of Frank. Though dozens were killed, only a handful of bodies were recovered from the debris. Scientists believe the slide was caused by a number of factors and speculate that another slide will likely occur. What legends about the slide arose in its aftermath and continue to persist today? More...
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Mountainside Collapses on Town in Alberta, Canada (1903)
Before dawn on April 29, 1903, millions of tons of limestone tumbled from the face of Alberta's Turtle Mountain onto the valley below, burying several buildings on the outskirts of the coal mining town of Frank. Though dozens were killed, only a handful of bodies were recovered from the debris. Scientists believe the slide was caused by a number of factors and speculate that another slide will likely occur.
KSPavan
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Mountainside Collapses on Town in Alberta, Canada (1903)
Before dawn on April 29, 1903, millions of tons of limestone tumbled from the face of Alberta's Turtle Mountain onto the valley below, burying several buildings on the outskirts of the coal mining town of Frank. Though dozens were killed, only a handful of bodies were recovered from the debris. Scientists believe the slide was caused by a number of factors and speculate that another slide will likely occur.
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