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Nova Scotia may be more at risk of tsunamis than thought, study says

The North Atlantic Ocean's lower Scotian Slope off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, has major underwater landslides about once every 1,000 years, making the possibility of a tsunami more likely than previously thought, a study says. Scientists say they found evidence of four underwater landslides in the past 4,000 years, including one that occurred about 1,500 years ago and created a deposit three times the size of Canada's Prince Edward Island.

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