Myth Busting

There are many famous accounts of events that occurred as a result of the 1811-1812 New Madrid earthquakes. While these events are well known, it is the Historianís job to determine which accounts are accurate descriptions of actual events.

 



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Question 1:
What is the difficulty with continuing to tell myths related to the 1811-1812 earthquakes?
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Question 2:
What are far-field accounts?
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Question 3:
Can a river run backwards?
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