House Washed Out to Sea by Tsunami.
Schooner rides at her mooring after towing a house back into harbour. The house
had been washed out to sea during the Burin Tsunami of 1929. The tsunami caused 28
deaths in Newfoundland and was the worst earthquake-related disaster in Canadian
Image courtesy of Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador
(PANL A2-149). Text reproduced by permission of M. Batterson, D.G.E. Liverman, J. Ryan and
D. Taylor, The Assessment of Geological Hazards and Disasters in Newfoundland:
An Update. (St. John's: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of
Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, © 1999) 117.