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Debris from the massive tsunami that struck Japan in March, 2011 has started washing ashore in Alaska and the West Coast of the U.S. . (credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

West Coast Girds For More Tsunami Debris This Winter

The West Coast this winter is bracing for more sightings of debris washed away by the Japan tsunami.

12/25/2012

Debris from the massive tsunami that struck Japan in March, 2011 has started washing ashore in Alaska and the West Coast of the U.S. . (credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Dock Washed Ashore In Oregon Has Japanese Writing

A metal plate with Japanese writing has been found attached to a large dock that washed ashore on the central Oregon Coast, raising speculation it might be debris from last year’s tsunami in Japan.

06/06/2012

Debris from the massive tsunami that struck Japan in March, 2011 has started washing ashore in Alaska and the West Coast of the U.S. . (credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Small Amount Of Tsunami Debris Could Reach North America

Tsunamis generated by the magnitude-9 earthquake in Japan last March dragged 3 million to 4 million tons of debris into the ocean after tearing up Japanese harbors and homes.

02/28/2012