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Mega-Tsunami Threatens To Devastate U.S. Coastline

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September 3, 2001
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A tsunami wave higher than any in recorded history threatens to ravage the US coastline in the aftermath of a volcanic eruption in the Canary Islands, UK and US scientists report. Locations on both African and European Atlantic coastlines - including Britain - are also thought to be at risk.

August 31, 2001 -- A tsunami wave higher than any in recorded history threatens to ravage the US coastline in the aftermath of a volcanic eruption in the Canary Islands, UK and US scientists will report today. Locations on both African and European Atlantic coastlines - including Britain - are also thought to be at risk.


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