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The Tsunami Magnifying Lens
March 10, 2013 | University of Southern California

“Multinational research team finds that sea floor earthquake zones can act like a “magnifying lens,” focusing and strengthening tsunamis beyond what was through possible.” Quoted from the University of Southern California press release.


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