The 1,740-foot high Lituya Bay tsunami of 1958 is the largest wave ever

PortandTerminal.com, February 2, 2020 “Lituya Bay is a paradise always poised on the edge of violence,” HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – On July 9, 1958, a magnitude 7.9 earthquake sent 40 million cubic yards of dirt and glacier from a mountainside at the head of Lituya Bay on the southern coast of Alaska tumbling into the … Continue reading The 1,740-foot high Lituya Bay tsunami of 1958 is the largest wave ever