California Town Still Scarred by 1964 Tsunami


Subject:
Geography , California Regions , Water , California: Science , Parts Nearer Oregon: Shasta, Lassen, Humboldt, more... , Tsunamis , Geography

Description:
Article and radio program about how a 1964 tsunami struck Crescent City, California, "a small lumber and fishing town of about 3,000 residents just south of the Oregon border." The tsunami was triggered by the earthquake that struck Anchorage, Alaska. Includes a discussion of how "the crescent shaped harbor that juts into Pacific Ocean is a magnet for tsunami, and that more will come," as well as images and links to related stories. From National Public Radio (NPR).

Publisher:
National Public Radio (NPR)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5007860&ft=1&f=1001


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