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When Nature Attacks 2011

View photos of some of the worst natural disasters in 2011.

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Debris at Japan's Sendai Airport
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In March, an 8.9 magnitude earthquake shook Japan and triggered a tsunami. At the Sendai Airport in Natori, Miyagi, Japan, the tsunami washed debris inland, including a private plane. The quake was also responsible for destabilizing a power plant in the region.

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