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Surviving The World's Biggest Tsunami
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Surviving The World's Biggest Tsunami
In 1958 Sonny and Howard Ulrich became the survivors of one of nature's most dangerous phenomenon - an Alaskan megatsunami. They retell the horror of the 1/2km high wave that hit Lituya Bay.

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The 1958 Lituya Bay megatsunami struck on July 9, 1958 when a massive landslide dropped 30 million cubic meters of rock and ice into the narrow inlet of Lituya Bay, Alaska. The sudden displacement of water triggered a tsunami hundreds of meters high, that was measured as being 524 meters (1,720 feet) tall.

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