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California Megaflood: Lessons from a Forgotten Catastrophe

 via Scientific American. H/t to Bitsa Burger for the heads-up. A 43-day storm that began in December 1861 put central and southern California underwater for up to six months, and it could happen again By B. Lynn Ingram on January 1, 2013 Geologic evidence shows that truly massive floods, caused by rainfall alone, have occurred…