Waves breaking as seen from a porthole on the Nathaniel B. Palmer, as it was crossing the Southern Ocean in October 1998.
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Credit: Commander Richard Behn, NOAA Corps
NOAA Ship Discoverer gets pounded by waves in the Bering Sea. This picture was taken in 1979.
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Credit: AP Photo/Swell, Aaron Chang
Mike Parsons of San Clemente, Calif., successfully negotiates a 60-foot wave at Cortes Bank, located 100 miles off the California coast, in January 2001.
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Credit: AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
Waves crash over the sea wall in Winthrop, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003.
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Get Out the Way!
Credit: AP Photo/Zhan Xiadong, XINHUA
Spectators flee as huge waves of the Qiantangjiang River approach in east China's Zhejiang Province Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002. Huge tides occurred as Typhoon…Read More »
Sinlaku swept the southern part of the East China Sea with the maximum wind force of 40 yards (meters) per second. Less «
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Credit: AP Photo/Eric Skitzi
In this photo taken by tourist Eric Skitzi from England, tourists watch as tsunami waves hit the shore from a safe place inside Casuarina Beach Hotel resort…Read More »
in Penang, northwestern Malaysia on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004 as the greatest tsunami in recent history came ashore. The resort hotel lifeguards noticed waves were huge and sounded warning to all tourists around the hotel beach area to run to the safety area. Less «