Inside Natural Disasters
September 28, 2012 – May 5, 2013
About the exhibition: From earthquakes and volcanoes to hurricanes and tornadoes, nature's forces have shaped our dynamic planet. Get an understanding of how they work and a real sense of their power. Find out how people cope and adapt in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
Plan your visit: Hours, directions, parking, what's on, and more.
Note: No photography in this exhibition at the request of the lending institution, The Field Museum.
G.E. Ulrich © United States Geological Survey
© Eric Gay/AP Photo
© Carsten Peter/National Geographic Image Collection
© The Field Museum
© State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia/The Bridgeman Art Library
© NOAA Photo Library; OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)
© Adam Teitelbaum/AFP/Getty Images
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- Illustrations from Sir John Franklin’s 1823 Book
A rare chance to see illustrations from Sir John Franklin's book Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the year 1819, 20, 21 and 22. Published in 1823, a copy now resides in the collections of the Canadian Museum of Nature.
- A Rare Book by Sir John Franklin Expedition Receives TLC
A beautiful and rare 190-year-old book from the museum's collection by explorer Sir John Franklin about his first two voyages in search of the Northwest Passage in Canada's Arctic was recently restored and put on display.
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This exhibition and its tour were developed by The Field Museum, Chicago.