Atlit-Yam, Lake Agassiz - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Massimo
    • 31.05.13 | 13:10 (IDT)

    When Lake Agassiz emptied into the sea, it caused a sudden - ie over some months - increase in the sea level. Very different from a tsunami, however fast enough to frighten people and prompt a hasty evacuation. It would be interesting to compare the exact dates of those two events.

    from the article: Tsunami or melting glaciers: What caused ancient Atlit to sink?
    First published 00:00 04.06.08 | Last updated 00:00 04.06.08
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