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Model Shows Islands Muted Tsunami After Latest Indonesian Quake

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Science  15 Apr 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5720, pp. 341
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5720.341a

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Experts believe that the Sumatran islands of Nias and Simeulue, which bore the brunt of the 28 March magnitude 8.7 earthquake, largely stifled its tsunami.

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