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After the tsunami, ca. November 1929
After the tsunami, ca. November 1929

The 1929 tsunami caused about $1 million in property damage on Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula. Giant waves crushed buildings, swept houses and boats out to sea, and destroyed wharves, flakes, and other structures.

Photographer unknown. Reproduced by permission of the Archives and Manuscripts Division (MF 334.1.01), Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL.
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