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Waves of Destruction: Tsunami
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Catching a Tsunami in the Act
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Barge washed ashore

A tsunami that hit Okushiri Island, Japan, in 1993 dumped this 70-meter-long barge 75 meters from the harbor.

Photo credit: Dennis J. Sigrist, International Tsunami Information Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

Article: A Deadly Force | Sidebar One: Catching a Tsunami in the Act | Sidebar Two: Remembrance of Waves Past | ANIMATION
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