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ID. Alaska Earthquake no. 76

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Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. Chaotic condition of the commercial section of the city of Kodiak following inundation by seismic sea waves. The small- boat harbor, which was in left background, contained an estimated 160 crab and salmon fishing boats when the waves struck. Tsunamis washed many vessels into the heart of Kodiak. Photo by U.S. Navy, March 30, 1964. Figure 35, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 541; Figure 26, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 543-D.

Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. Chaotic condition of the commercial section of the city of Kodiak following inundation by seismic sea waves. The small- boat harbor, which was in left background, contained an estimated 160 crab and salmon fishing boats when the waves struck. Tsunamis washed many vessels into the heart of Kodiak. Photo by U.S. Navy, March 30, 1964. Figure 35, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 541; Figure 26, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 543-D.

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