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Evidence indicates Yucatan Peninsula hit by tsunami 1,500 years ago

The eastern coastline of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, a mecca for tourists, may have been walloped by a tsunami between 1,500 and 900 years ago, says a new study involving Mexico’s Centro Ecological Akumal (CEA) and the University of Colorado Boulder. 678 more words


Trail back: Witnessing the Great Tsunami of Banda Aceh

One of a disturbing trip that I had was in 2012, when I was so eager to visit Weh Island in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. For many people who don’t know where Banda Aceh is: it is the far corner West of Indonesia, in… 805 more words


Tsunami Buddha

“This wooden image was found when it was washed off to the eastern shore during tsunami event in 2004. The right hand of the image depicts the abhaya mudra and the rest of image including the upper part, left hand and the lower part are badly damaged. 48 more words


18-Foot Log Possibly From 2011 Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami Washes Up On Santa Cruz Beach

SANTA CRUZ (KPIX 5) – Matt Lovemark was picnicking at Three Mile Beach near Santa Cruz when he spotted what at first looked like just another washed up log on the beach. 201 more words


The Walk: Part IV – Tsunami: One year Anniversary, 2012.

In 2011, I became friends with a Japanese engineer who was transferred by his company in Fukushima to one of their branches in the USA. I was in charge of reviewing and approving applications for licensure made by foreign engineers, specifically Japan and Canada. 678 more words


Yahoo! Japan to make disaster relief donation for every person who searches for 3.11 on March 11

Four years on, the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis that befell Japan’s Tohoku region on March 11, 2011 have very little effect on the day-to-day lives of most people in the country. 320 more words


A tsunami and NW European Mesolithic settlements

About 8.2 ka ago sediments on the steep continental edge of the North and Norwegian Seas slid onto the abyssal plain of the North Atlantic. This huge mass displacement triggered a tsunami whose effects manifest themselves in sand inundations at the heads of inlets and fjords along the Norwegian and eastern Scottish coasts that reach up to 10 m above current sea level. 506 more words

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