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Here we explain how Port Royal - "the most wicked and sinful city in the world", cars, roads, and huge buildings can sink into the ground during during earthquakes or blasting.

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Image Sources:
Van in sink hole
http://www.flickr.com/photos/m....artinluff/5470164110

Liquefied road
http://commons.wikimedia.org/w....iki/File:Liquefactio

Japanese apartment complex tipped over
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F....ile:Liquefaction_at_

Car stuck in ground
Mark Lincoln: http://www.nzraw.co.nz/images/....New-Christchurch-Ear


References:
Link, M.C. February 1960. Exploring the Drowned City of Port Royal. National Geographic 117(2): 151-183.

University of Washington Soil Liquefaction
http://www.ce.washington.edu/~....liquefaction/html/ma

University of Edinburgh Liquefaction
Burton, S. & Scobie, G. http://liquefactionmitigation.....weebly.com/index.htm

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