Surveying the Taan Fjord tsunami runup

Four people looking a flattened trees

Detailed Description

USGS scientists investigate trees knocked over by the tsunami at the mouth of Taan Fjord. Flow depth here was likely 5 m based on the height of branches stripped off trees in the background. This event had the 4th highest tsunami runup ever recorded.


Image Dimensions: 2048 x 1360

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Location Taken: AK, US