Georgia unprepared for April earthquake

Rich, Vera
May 1991
New Scientist;5/11/81, Vol. 130 Issue 1768, p15
Reveals that the region of Soviet Georgia which was struck by a recent earthquake was not considered to be a high-risk area. Plans to develop the region as a tourist area; Earthquake prediction as a specialty of Soviet geologists; Richter scale reading of the quake; Georgia'a Black Sea resorts; Lack of access roads and the difficulty of relief operations; More.


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