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Pacific Tsunami Museum in Hilo, Hawaii

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On a work trip to Hawaii in 2018, geologist Bruce Richmond paid a visit to the Pacific Tsunami Museum in Hilo, where they have an exhibit on the 1975 Halapē tsunami. There, the exhibit includes a video featuring Bruce himself, talking about the science behind the tsunami. Knowing the facts and sedimentary data behind recent tsunamis like this one help scientists like Bruce identify signs of ancient tsunami events, here and in other tsunami-prone regions of the world.


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