Tsunami dock to be hauled off U.S. beach

Mar 3, 2013

Tsunami dock to be hauled off U.S. beach

A 185-ton dock that was swept from Tohoku by the 2011 tsunami and reached a remote coastal area of Washington state will be dismantled and removed by helicopter this month, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said. The removal costs are estimated at ...

West Coast tsunami dock from Aomori

Jan 19, 2013

West Coast tsunami dock from Aomori

A 19-meter-long dock that washed up on the coast of Washington last month is tsunami debris from Aomori Prefecture, state authorities confirmed Thursday. The dock was spotted by helicopter on a rugged beach within Olympic National Park on Dec. 18 after the crew of ...