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Compiled by Rob Thomas at SERC. These animations, images, and film clips illustrate the nature and extent of flooding events. They show a variety of ways flooding can be generated as well as the effects on people and infrastructure.
"Huang He floods, (1887, 1931, 1938), series of devastating floods in China caused by the overflowing of the Huang He (Yellow River), the country’s second longest river. These three floods collectively killed millions and are considered to be the three deadliest floods in history and among the most destructive natural disasters ever recorded". --
Films Media Group. (2002). Noah's flood in context: Legend or history? Films On Demand. https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97832&xtid=30092. Summary: How much truth is there in the Old Testament account of Noah? Enhanced by satellite imagery, declassified intelligence photos, archival footage, and artwork, this program considers the scientific plausibility of the Noah story.
Films Media Group. (2012). Joanna Lumley - the quest for Noah's ark. Films On Demand. https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97832&xtid=199274. Summary: Noah's Ark and the catastrophic global flood is one of the oldest tales of all time - a story that has great meaning to Jewish, Christian and Islamic faiths. In this documentary, Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley travels from a small village church in the UK, to Turkey, India and Oman, and behind the scenes at the British Museum, as she discovers more about the account of Noah, the flood and the 'ark'.
LiveScience.com, By Charles Q. Choi January 13, 2016. "Sometime in the past 8,000 years, a meteor may have hit the Indian Ocean, triggering a monster tsunami that struck Africa, a new study suggests." -- website
"In Hawaiian mythology, Nu'u was a man who built an ark with which he escaped a Great Flood. He landed his vessel on top of Mauna Kea on the Big Island. Nu'u mistakenly attributed his safety to the moon, and made sacrifices to it. Kāne, the creator god, descended to earth on a rainbow and explained Nu'u's mistake." -- Wikipedia