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The Day the Sea Came
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November 27, 2005, Sunday
By BARRY BEARAK (NYT); Magazine
Late Edition - Final, Section 6, Page 47, Column 1, 18641 words
DISPLAYING FIRST 50 OF 18641 WORDS -For the earth, it was just a twinge. Last Dec. 26, at 7:59 a.m., one part of the planet's undersea crust made an abrupt shift beneath another along a 750-mile seam near the island of Sumatra. The tectonic plates had been grating against each other for millenniums, and now..."