Shoreline after the tsunami, ca. November 1929
The shorelines of many coastal communities were lined with rubble after a tsunami struck Newfoundlands Burin Peninsula on 18 November 1929. Giant waves crushed buildings, wharves, flakes, and other structures along the peninsulas extensive coastline.
Photographer unknown. Reproduced by permission of the Archives and Manuscripts Division (MF 391.1.03), Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, St. Johns, NL.