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Hunger Stones: “If You See Me, Weep”

Carved stone in a river

PortandTerminal.com, September 27, 2020 If water levels dipped low enough to reveal an old carving, it would signal to locals that dry, hungry times – similar to the date marked on the stone – were coming HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – A hunger stone (German: Hungerstein) is a type of hydrological landmark common in Central Europe. Put simply, they are warnings engraved on rocks in waterways …

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WATCH: The Japanese Tsunami that killed over 18,000 on March 11, 2011

Screen grab of tsunami breaching sea walls and crashing onto a roadway

PortandTerminal.com, March 11, 2020 MIYAKO CITY, JAPAN – It was 9 years ago today that a magnitude-9 earthquake shook northeastern Japan, unleashing a savage tsunami. It was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Japan, and the fourth most powerful earthquake in the world since modern record-keeping began in 1900. The effects of the great earthquake were felt around the world, from Norway’s fjords to …

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