Unnatural disasters

Cosmos: On the night of 13 December 1991, a group of climbers had gathered in a hut on New Zealand's highest peak, Mount Cook, in preparation for an attempt on the summit. The ascent would mean risking their lives, but that threat was nothing compared with what was about to come. Shortly after midnight, 12 million cubic metres of rock and ice crumbled from the peak and roared down the east face of the mountain, travelling at over 200 km per hour for more than seven kilometres before plunging to the valley......

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