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Tsunami risk to Falklands due to ancient slope failures

According to scientist, the Falkland Islands may at some point in the future face a major tsunami. Evidence of ancient slope failures on the seafloor to the south of the British Overseas Territory have been found.

These underwater mave would be capable of sending waves crashing on to the Falklands' coastline that are tens of metres high.

Luckily, these events only appear to happen once every million years or so.

Credit: BBC

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