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Bore Tides
An International Phenomenon
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hey have been described as breaking waves as high as 26 feet, sounding like locomotive trains, foaming and frothing along at speeds between 6 and 24 miles per hour. Tidal bores are anything but BORING. Find out more with the Southcentral Alaska Bore Tide Information and Schedule.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Alaskan earthquake occurred on Good Friday, March 27, 1964 at 5:36 pm local time and lasted for 3-5 minutes. It was the largest earthquake ever recorded in North American and the second largest ever in the world. The epicenter was located between Valdez and Anchorage near Prince William Sound.