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Pacific Tsunami Threat Greater Than Expected


July 20, 2009

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The potential for a huge Pacific Ocean tsunami on the West Coast of America may be greater than previously thought, according to a new study of geological evidence along the Gulf of Alaska coast. Full Story

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