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Fortuitous Research Provides First Detailed Documentation of Tsunami Erosion


October 27, 2009

 Ainu Bay on Matua Island For the first time, a group of scientists working in the Kuril Islands off the east coast of Russia has documented the scope of tsunami-caused erosion and found that a wave can carry away far more sand and dirt than it deposits. Full Story

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