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Northeast wall of Gilbert Inlet, showing scar of rockslide, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1958.


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Album caption: Scar of rockslide, head of Lituya Bay, that generated 1958 giant wave. Mt. Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. August 7, 1958. Index card: Northeast wall of Gilbert Inlet; shows scar of rockslide. Head of slide about 3,000 feet altitude, was just below snowfield in upper center. Front of Lituya Glacier at lower left corner. Mount Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. July 10, 1958. Published as Plate 4-A in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 354-C. 1960. Figure 21 in Seismological Society of America. Bulletin, v. 50, no. 2, p. 290. 1960.


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U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Miller, Donald John

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