Flooding the Himalayas

April 27, 2012
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(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:

World-tsunami-threat-map-170311-670

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...

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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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