Scotch Cap, Unimak Island

Ruins of the lighthouse at Scotch Cap, Unimak Island (Eastern Aleutians).

Photographed by EAO on 12 August 2001.

This structure was destroyed by the tsunami of 01 April 1946, with the loss of five lives.

On the next figure, Professor Okal stands on the ruins of the lighthouse, 55 years later
Photograph: C. Synolakis