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Old 10-03-2022, 05:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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reservoir-induced seismicity

I caught part of a program about the Zambezi River on PBS Television the other night.
During the 1950s, the Kariba Dam was constructed along the river, and a 150,000,000 acre-foot reservoir created.
And during the 5-years that it took to fill the lake, the weight of the water triggered 20-earthquakes.
I'd never heard of this.

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Imagine what you could do with a mile or two of ice.
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Yeah its a thing. I think it was first noticed in the late 1960s or early 1970s followed by everyone saying "that's crazy talk".
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Why not. The other night PBS terra was talking about pumping sea water under a sinking venice to raise it above the tide level.

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