Exposed Tsunami Sand Layers in a Pit Excavated by Scientists

Image: Exposed Tsunami Sand Layers in a Pit Excavated by Scientists

Detailed Description

On a ridge behind Stardust Bay at an elevation of 46 feet above sea level, a shallow pit reveals five sand sheets deposited by tsunamis in the past 1700 years.

Location: Stardust Bay, Sendanka Island, Alaska

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Image Dimensions: 2656 x 1768

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Location Taken: Sedanka Island, AK, US