Photo: Tsunami to Hit Caribbean When Million-Ton Rock Falls?



Shown via the Google Earth software, a million-ton rock outcrop on Dominica's Morne aux Diables volcano is expected to fall into the sea after a landslide sometime in the coming decades, an April 2009 report says. Seismic "tension cracks" are indicated with arrows by the researchers.

The landslide will likely send a tsunami racing north and into the islands of Guadeloupe, the study says.

Image courtesy Google Earth via University of Portsmouth


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