Work of the waves in cutting away rocky coasts. Cliffs of Normandy; the coast has been cut back so far that the tributaries of the old river systems now enter the sea independently.

Cliffs of Normandy

Work of the waves in cutting away rocky coasts. Cliffs of Normandy; the coast has been cut back so far…

"A contemporary cartoon representing the French people hammering to pieces with their flails all the emblems of the feudal system, including the knight's armor and sword and bishop's crosier and miter."—Webster, 1920

The Destruction of Feudalism

"A contemporary cartoon representing the French people hammering to pieces with their flails all the…

Work of the waves in cutting away rocky coasts. Successive stages in the destruction of the island of Helgoland.

Destruction of Helgoland

Work of the waves in cutting away rocky coasts. Successive stages in the destruction of the island of…

A representation of Kali, a Hindu goddess of death and destruction.

Kali, Hindu Goddess

A representation of Kali, a Hindu goddess of death and destruction.

The destruction of Jerusalem.

The destruction of Jerusalem

The destruction of Jerusalem.

Diagram illustrating the development, migration, and complete destruction of an offshore bar and the lagoon deposits behind it.

Offshore Bar

Diagram illustrating the development, migration, and complete destruction of an offshore bar and the…

Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire during the Achaemenid dynasty. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. In contemporary Persian, the site is known as Takht-e Jamshid (Throne of Jamshid) and Parseh. To the ancient Persians, the city was known as Pārsa, meaning "The City of Persians".

Ruins of Persepolis

Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire during the Achaemenid dynasty. Persepolis…

During the War of 1812 Sodus Bay was mostly burned during an attack by the British.

Destruction at Sodus Bay

During the War of 1812 Sodus Bay was mostly burned during an attack by the British.