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Old 07 May 2018, 02:05 PM
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Originally Posted by thorny locust View Post
People do tend to determinedly live in vulnerable areas; including to the point of coming back to them and repeatedly rebuilding.

This is I'm sure partly because sometimes there doesn't seem to be anywhere better to live, or at least nowhere that isn't already claimed and/or vulnerable to something else.
Volcanic soil is very fertile. At least part of the reason for rebuilding in ancient times (possibly pre-historic) was to take advantage of these soils.

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