Driscoll et al. (2000) cite the November 18, 1929, magnitude 7.2 earthquake and tsunami at the mouth of the Laurentian Channel south of the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada, as one such known passive continental margin, submarine, tsunamigenic landslide. They cite “51 dead along the south coast of Newfoundland” (p. 409) and tsunami wave heights “from … an estimated 4–12 m for southern Newfoundland, north of the epicenter, to less than 1 m along the Nova Scotia coast to the west” (p. 409). The authors cite a NOAA Web site (1999) as their source. They could have cited primary sources...

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