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New evidence has suggested that a tsunami may have hit New York City over 2,000 years ago, in a rare catastrophic event that may prove such storms are possible on the East Coast.
The research, originating from Vanderbilt University, has sparked controversy within the scientific world, with many saying the proof of violent upheaval was likely caused by a landslide, or even an asteroid, and that there is not enough proof to suggest that the debris and deposits found were from a tsunami.


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Expedition 313 - New Jersey Shallow Shelf
The New Jersey Shallow Shelf Expedition will be implemented in 2009. The offshore phase of the expedition will start in May, further details will be announced as soon as possible. This IODP expedition receives additional financial support from the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP).

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