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Geologic hazards of the Bighorn River Floodplan

"The Perfect Storm"


In my initial article on geologic hazards of the Bighorn River floodplain, I described how towns along the Bighorn River are at risk due to possible seismic activity causing the Boysen Dam to become damaged or to fail. The following scenario is a theoretical combination of events. Thanks to multi...

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