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Greenland villages face tsunami threat over giant glacier

A huge 11 million-tonne iceberg grounded just outside village of Innaarsuit could cause life-threatening waves, endangering the coastal homes of the town's 169 residents.

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    The glaciers of Greenland produce millions of icebergs every year and most eventually float harmlessly out to sea.

    But a huge 11 million-tonne iceberg recently came aground off the remote Inuit village of Innaarsuit, prompting fears it could break up and cause a tsunami.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports from Innaarsuit, Greenland.


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