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Kanto Earthquake, Japan, 1923

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Topical headingKanto Earthquake, Japan, 1923
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Variant(s)Great Kanto Earthquake, Japan, 1923
Great Tokyo Earthquake, Japan, 1923
Tokyo Earthquake, Japan, 1923
See alsoEarthquakes--Japan
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Found inGeoRef Thes. (Kanto earthquake, 1923)
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program/Magnitudes of significant earthquakes web site, Apr. 2, 2003 (Kanto, Japan, Sept. 1, 1923, 7.9)
Kengelbacher, A. Great Kanto Earthquake 1923, via WWW, viewed May 8, 2003 (on 1 Sept. 1923, one of the worst earthquakes in world history hit the Kanto plain and destroyed Tokyo, Yokohama, and the surroundings)
The Kanto Earthquake Memorial Museum, via Tokyo essentials web site, May 8, 2003 (The Great Kanto Earthquake struck at two minutes to midday on Sept. 1, 1923)
The 1923 Tokyo earthquake, via Saint Louis Univ. Earthquake Center web site, May 8, 2003 (the quake is remembered by Japanese authors as the Great Kanto Earthquake, Kanto being the name of the region which includes Tokyo) HTML header (Tokyo Earthquake)
Dahlmann, J. The great Tokyo earthquake, September 1, 1923, 1924.