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    As tsunamis go, the tsunami that followed the earthquake in Puerto Rico on October 18, 1918, wasn’t as fierce or as deadly as the one that recently occurred in the Indian Ocean. Nor was it as high as the one that hit Scotch Cap Lighthouse on Unimak Island Alaska on April 1,1946, which demolished the lighthouse and killed the five crewmembers. That same tsunami hit the Hawaiian Islands five hours later, wreaking much destruction and taking many lives, along with at least one lighthouse, Laupahoehoe Point. Even if the Puerto Rican tsunami on October 11, 1918, was not as large, it was no small thing to the people of the west coast of Puerto Rico. More than 150 people lost their lives that day. Many more were injured or lost their homes and businesses.

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    1. ~Scott_1~ [deleted] 116 months ago | reply

      Excellent!

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    2. Heaven`s Gate (John) 116 months ago | reply

      very interesting composition !

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    3. DOOL86JM 115 months ago | reply

      Im from Aguadilla and they called this "Las Ruinas" (or the ruins). I have some pictures but maybe they are packed away since I lived in USA for many years and recently moved back to the Island. Many people love going to Las Ruinas, it has a beautiful ocean view.

    4. smra_50alemania 113 months ago | reply

      I've seen many pictures and paintings of this site, yours if by far the best!

    5. Guylaine_B 112 months ago | reply

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    6. fotos-de-alejandra [deleted] 112 months ago | reply

      magnificent!


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    8. Down to Earth - Out of this World 89 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called THE WINDOW FRAME, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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