'Ghost ship' heralds arrival of tsunami debris




 
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'Ghost ship' heralds arrival of tsunami debris
 
March 27th, 2012  
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'Ghost ship' heralds arrival of tsunami debris
An empty Japanese fishing boat drifting off the coast of western Canada could be the first wave of 1.5 million tons of debris heading toward North America from Japan's tsunami last March. The wreckage from flattened Japanese coastal towns - including refrigerators, washing machines, televisions, roofs and fishing nets - is heading inexorably east across the Pacific and could arrive sooner than expected, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. ...




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