While Alberta MIGHT be almost out-of-the-woods (unless the winds cause it to change again), as far as the oil sands avoiding the fire, the fire is encroaching on the Saskatchewan border now, and from what I can find, their oil sands are in direct line east. frown emoticon We also have fire approaching from the west border, between Alberta and B.C.
A few weeks ago, this giant crack looked to be about a foot wide.
On April 28, 2016, it’s grown to about ten feet wide and about 15 feet deep. Can you imagine that? This fault keeps growing at an amazing 2 inches / per day at the surface. Is the mountain sliding or is this fault actually linked to plate movements from below?
Fort McMurray fire now too large, too fierce to stop without rain The flames have consumed swaths of the city and chased away most of its residents in a panic-stricken mass evacuation that is already leaving emotional… vancouversun.com|By ,Brian Hutchinson
Quote Comment: Quote: Tania KH: The earth has a way of cleansing itself. The tar sands are full of fuel to burn, and I guess she is tired of giving humans a chance to clean up after themselves, so she is taking the lead. Hope all creatures big and small living here renew themselves after this, and humans have a long hard look at what you have been doing here, and then rebuild WITH mother nature, not against her.
A leading earthquake scientist has said that the San Andreas fault in Southern California is ready to blow any day now
A leading earthquake scientist has said that the San Andreas fault in Southern California is ready to blow any day now. According to Thomas Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center, the San Andreas fault is “locked, loaded and ready to roll”.