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Tsunami may have inspired legend of Atlantis

Scientists are suggesting that the volcanic explosion that obliterated much of the island that might have inspired the legend of Atlantis apparently triggered a tsunami that traveled hundreds of miles. The islands that make up the small circular archipelago of Santorini, roughly 120 miles (200 km) southeast of Greece, are what

Ancient tsunami ‘hit New York’

A huge tsunami may have crashed into the New York City region over 2000 years ago, dumping sediment and shells across Long Island and New Jersey and casting wood debris far up the Hudson River. Steven Goodbred, an Earth scientist at Vanderbilt University, said large gravel, marine fossils and other unusual

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