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MEGA Tsunami: it is closer than you think | Aleksey Ivanov | TEDxNovosibirsk
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There are no tsunami waves higher than 50 meters. Tsunami only happens in the ocean.

You thought so too, didn't you? Well, russian geologist Alexey Ivanov will save you from these stereotypes.

A giant tsunami can happen in the lakes! 125 thousand years ago mega-tsunami changed the landscape around the famous Siberian lake Baykal. And it was not the last gigantic wave…

Aleksey Ivanov, Doctor of geological‑mineralogical Sciences, head of Center of collective use "Geodynamics and geochronology" of Institute of earth crust SB RAS.

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