Monday, July 18, 2011

Largest tsunami recorded

The largest tsunami recorded to date was the Lituya Bay megatsunami, which occurred on July 9, 1958, when a landslide caused more than 1 trillion cubic feet of rock and ice to fall into the narrow Alaskan inlet of Lituya Bay. The resulting tsunami was measured at 1,720 feet, 470 feet higher than the roof of the Empire State Building...


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