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SEISMIC VULNERABILITY OF LIMA CATHEDRAL , PERU

@inproceedings{Proao2008SEISMICVO,
  title={SEISMIC VULNERABILITY OF LIMA CATHEDRAL , PERU},
  author={Ricardo Proa{\~n}o and Luis Quir{\'o}z and Hugo Scaletti and Carlos Zavala and Jorge E. Olarte and Miriam Cubas and Fernando L{\'a}zares and Mart{\'i}n Rodr{\'i}guez},
  year={2008}
}
The building of Lima’s cathedral started in 1535, with the Spanish foundation of the city. Since then, the structure has experienced at least sixteen major earthquakes and has been reconstructed several times. Some of these reconstructions introduced important structural changes, particularly after the 1746 earthquake, which have reduced its seismic vulnerability, but not completely solved all structural deficiencies. The Cathedral has an area of 5020m 2 . It has three central naves 21m high… CONTINUE READING

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