Lituya Bay showing the giant wave path that swept trees off mountainsides up to
an elevation of 1720 feet in the left center of the photo. This wave was caused
by an earthquake and landslide July 9, 1958.
Image ID: cgs02081, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection Location: Alaska, Lituya Bay Photo Date: 1958 July
Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/Geophysics Seismology/Earthquake/