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Disasters

Places where natural or man-made events have caused a meaningful loss life and property.

Mount-St.-Helens

Mount St. Helens

Skamania County, Washington
In 1982, the 110,000-acre Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument was created for research, recreation, and education. Inside the Monument, the environment is left to respond naturally in recovering from the 1980 eruption and any future disturbance.

O'Hare-International-Airport-(ORD)

O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60666
On May 25, 1979, American Airlines Flight 191 crashed upon takeoff from O'Hare International Airport en route to Los Angeles, killing all 271 people on board and two people on the ground.

The-Pentagon

The Pentagon

Arlington, Virginia
Headquarters of the Department of Defense for the United States of America, the Pentagon is one of the world's largest office buildings. It has three times the floor space of the Empire State Building.

Top 6 Most Popular Disasters Landmarks

  1. Mount St. Helens
  2. The Pentagon
  3. Oklahoma City National Memorial
  4. O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  5. Lakehurst Naval Air Weapons Center (Maxfield Field)
  6. Sunshine Skyway Bridge

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