'Apocalypse Earth' Examines When Earth's Natural Elements Turn on Humanity (VIDEO)

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From the majestic beauty of Yellowstone to the tropical islands of Hawaii to the cataclysmic eruption of Krakatoa and the notorious providence of Vesuvius, the nature of these volcanoes is both profound and apocalyptic.

Apocalypse Earth premieres Sunday, August 9 on History Channel.

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Earth, air, water and fire are essential elements in life. But what happens when these natural elements turn on humanity?

They become destructive to everything and everyone in their path leaving a devastating aftermath behind.

History’s Apocalypse Earth, will examine the catastrophic threat these natural yet beautifully fierce phenomena can pose to the US and around the world.

Each episode to cover a multitude of fascinating footage from nature’s deadliest volcanoes, tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis and more.

Apocalypse Earth, Premiere, Sunday, August 9, 9/8c, History Channel