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Geologists Find First-Ever Evidence of a Devastating Ancient Tsunami in an Inland Sea

Hundreds of millions of years ago, a massive earthquake rattled the earth, sending towering waves crashing across an ancient tropical sea that covered part of present-day Canada and the United States. This startling conclusion comes from new research by two University of Saskatchewan scientists, who uncovered startling evidence of ancient tsunamis wreaking havoc in this […]

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Huge Tsunami with 20-meter Waves Swept Away Stone Age Communities in Northern Europe

Scientists from the University of York in England have discovered that a huge tsunami with waves over 20 meters (65 feet) high flooded large parts of northern Europe around 8,000 years ago. This giant tsunami could have destroyed Stone Age populations in northern Britain. The research focused on a tsunami that hit Britain and northern […]