Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
Nature's Raw Power

Shattered lake ice as a result of 30-40 mph winds is stacked up like a deck of cards along Mendenhall Lake. The devastation of unprecedented scale brought about by superstorm Sandy with sustained winds of up to 80 mph served as a reminder of the incredible power of nature. The storm, as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said, was proof that “nature is an awful lot more powerful than we are.”  In our technological age that’s something easy to forget.


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