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Correction 

The captions for the diagrams in last week's Field Notes ("Tsunami Myths") were incorrect. In fact, the Pacific plate (blue-gray) is subducting the overriding North American plate (brown). Also the etymology for the word tsunami was reversed: tsu = harbor; nami = wave.

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Barry Evans lives in Old Town Eureka with his girlfriend (and wife) Louisa Rogers, several kayaks and bikes, and a stuffed gorilla named “Nameless.” A recovering civil engineer, he is the author of two McGraw-Hill popular science books and has taught science and history. His Field Notes anthologies are available... more

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