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Old 03-13-2011, 03:37 PM   #1
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Default Why Crescent City, CA, is so vulnerable to tsunamis

Because the underwater topography focuses the energy:

http://www.triplicate.com/2009032810...-tsunami-prone
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Old 03-13-2011, 04:06 PM   #2
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I saw some show on the Discovery or History/Science channel about some potential "megatsunami" not unlike the Crescent City tsunami, except its suppose to come from a lake. I think the idea is that a gient piece of earth/snow/ice breaks off a mountain, goes into a lake, shooting a wall of water in the opposite direction.
I think it's in here:
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Not potential, this actually happened.
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