Flooding the Himalayas

April 27, 2012

(This article was originally published at Junk Charts, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)

Just a quick post today as I've been traveling.

Reader Chris P. sent in this map showing tsunami risk around the world:


I don't have a larger version but here is Chris's comment:

 Not that residents of Lake Tahoe should worry about tsunamis, but the map makes it look like they should...


I'm not sure what's going on here because in some cases (India, Australia), apparently the entire country is subject to tsunami risk. Surely, the water won't rise up the Himalayas?

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