Digging effort, Pantglas Junior School, Aberfan, Wales, October 21, 1966
Photo courtesy AGU Blogosphere
“The dreadful calamity of the Aberfan landslide disaster remains perhaps the most poignant and memorable disaster in the UK since the Second World War. The combination of a failure of responsibility by the relevant authorities, the dreadful events in the moment of the landslide, the heroic but mostly futile rescue attempts, and the appalling behaviour of some parties in the aftermath of the disaster created an extraordinary mix…” AGU Blogosphere
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(Pantglas Junior School, Aberfan, 1966. Photo courtesy of AGU Blogosphere)