The G-Land Surf Online Magazine

G-Land Tsunami

In 1994, a major of 7.2 richter earthquake occurred in the 205 km south west of G-Land. The quake triggered a tsunami, which swept through the surf camp about 40 minutes later.

Surfer John Philbin, Monty Webber, Gerald Saunders, Rob Bain, Shanne Herring, Simon Law and Neal Purchase was at G-Land on the night of the tsunami. Australian surf photographer Peter Boskovic, aka “Bosco” was at G-land during the tsunami as documented by the Tsunami Survey Team.

G-Land Tsunami courtessy of Brian Howell on flicker.com

G-Land Tsunami courtessy of Brian Howell on flicker.com

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