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The Specter of a Mega-Tsunami in Alaska

Landsat images helped convince researchers that a slumping mountainside overlooking Barry Arm fjord could pose a tsunami hazard.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published October 6, 2020
Data acquired September 15, 2013 - August 24, 2019

Sources:
Landsat 8 > OLI
Photograph