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2015 Tsunami at Tyndall Glacier (Alaska)
« on: September 18, 2016, 10:53:46 PM »
A landslide 2015 caused a giant mega tsunami. After a period of heavy rains, a mountainside near Tyndall Glacier (Alaska) collapsed into a fiord of Icy Bay on October 17, 2015. The displaced water generated a 100 meter high wave that sheared alders more than 500 feet up on a hillside across from the slide.



The giant wave of Icy Bay

The Tyndall Glacier landslide: images from the University of Alaska Fairbanks


1958 Lituya Bay megatsunami