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Aberfan. Lamenting Memory.

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October 2016 marked fifty years since the unfolding of a disaster, the name of which has been burnished as a synonym for singular, unimaginable tragedy: Aberfan.


On the morning of Friday 21 October 1966, in the small coal-mining village of Aberfan, Wales, a huge torrent of colliery waste amassed precariously in a vast, industrial tip, atop of a valley, gave way. Thousands of cubic meters of coal sludge liquefied and hurtled down the steep hill toward the village, engulfing Pa...

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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Geography
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Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
GeoHumanities Journal website
Publication date:
2017-03-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-29
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EISSN:
2373-5678
ISSN:
2373-566X
Pubs id:
pubs:666102
URN:
uri:b130c40f-54b9-464f-905a-ffd180f5ffe4
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uuid:b130c40f-54b9-464f-905a-ffd180f5ffe4
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pubs:666102

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