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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Tsunami in the desert --- really!

Video: Seismic waves from an earthquake 2,000 miles distant caused a tsunami to roll through the underground pool at Devils Hole in Nevada. Violent oscillations decimated the small breeding area of the endangered species of pupfish that live nowhere else on earth but in these hot waters.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=earthquake-at-devils-hole&am...