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Title: Tsunami Carried Boat

Description: The tsunami generated by the M 8.8 earthquake carried many boats onto land - in some cases hundreds of meters inland. The tsunami wave height at this location in Concepcion Harbor (Talcahuano), Chile was about 4-5 meters (12-15 feet).

Location: Chile

Photographer: Walter D. Mooney Ph. D.
Photographer Email: mooney@usgs.gov
Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey


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Type: JPEG image - 3.51 MB
Dimensions: 5616 x 3744
Resolution: 72 dpi

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