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[color=#000000][font=arial, helvetica, clean, sans-serif][b]Sediments suggest wave was triggered by massive rock fall, highlighting risk to modern lakeside communities.[/b][/font]

[font=arial, helvetica, clean, sans-serif]In ad 563, more than a century after the Romans gave up control of what is now Geneva, Switzerland, a deadly tsunami on Lake Geneva poured over the city walls. Originating from a rock fall where the River Rh

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For some reason I can't help but laugh at the idea of looking across the lake and seeing this mountain of water heading towards me. For a tsunami to devastate Geneva I'm pretty sure all the snow on our mountains would have to turn to water all at the same time.

Then again, I'm no scientist. I'm just looking at the lake and making an assumption. I guess a tsunami could come up the Rh

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You better watch out, it might again at any time.

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Pretty cool read. same thing in alaska long long ago. part of a mountain fell into the inlet and it created this HUGE wave wiped out everything in the area.

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