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  • Tsunami Beach Debris

    A 20-foot open boat was found beached on June 15, 2012, on Washington's Benson Beach at Cape Disappointment State Park, festooned with hundreds of what state Fish and Wildlife officials said were gooseneck barnacles.
    NOAA/AP Photo
  • Tsunami Beach Debris

    A Japanese float is found on the shore of Montague Island near Seward, Alaska, in this May 28, 2012 file photo. More than a year after a tsunami that devastated Japan, killing thousands of people and washing millions of tons of debris into the Pacific Ocean.
    Chris Pallister/AP Photo
  • Tsunami Beach Debris

    Beachgoers investigate the aquatic life growing on the base of the fishing bin that washed up on Sunset Beach in Warrenton, Ore., on June 11, 2012. The bin, with Japanese writing on it, is believed to be among the debris washing up following the March 2011 tsunami.
    Alex Pajunas/The Daily Astorian/AP Photo
  • Tsunami Beach Debris

    Three pieces of an 18-foot Japanese fishing boat presumed to be tsunami debris washed up on Benson Beach near North Head at Cape Disappointment State Park at Ilwaco, Wash., on June 15, 2012.
    Bill Wagner/The Daily News/AP Photo
  • Tsunami Beach Debris

    The Japanese fishing vessel Ryou-Un Maru drifts more than 125 miles from Forrester Island in southeast Alaska, where it entered U.S. waters on March 31, 2012. The vessel has been adrift since it was launched by a tsunami caused by the magnitude-9.0 earthquake that struck Japan last year.
    U.S. Coast Guard/AP Photo
  • Tsunami Beach Debris

    A nearly 70-foot-long dock that floated ashore was torn loose from a fishing port in northern Japan by last year's tsunami and drifted across thousands of miles of Pacific Ocean to wash up on Agate Beach in Newport, Ore. on June 6, 2012.
    Rick Bowmer/AP Photo
  • Tsunami Beach Debris

    A soccer ball that washed ashore in a remote Alaskan island reads "Misaki Murakami. Work hard!" The 16 year-old owner says the ball was washed away, along with his home, in Japan's tsunami last year.
    ABC News
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