The GeoChristian

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New York tsunami, 300 BC

From National Geographic: Meteorite Triggered Ancient New York Tsunami?tsunami_hokusai

A meteorite impact off Long Island 2,300 years ago may have set off a huge tsunami that flooded the New York City region, a new study says.It’s not known whether any ancient settlements were in the path of the proposed killer waves, but “any significant tsunami today would be devastating and likely to flood places like lower Manhattan,” Vanderbilt University geologist Steven Goodbred said.

Geology provides many ways to keep us humble.

Painting: The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai, 1832

Grace and Peace

January 13, 2009 - Posted by | Geology, Why Earth science matters | ,

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