Wingan Inlet is part of Croajingolong National Park, which is 450km east of Melbourne, and about 500km south of Sydney.The land around Wingan Inlet was one of the first National Parks in Victoria, in 1909.
Almost immediately, the earthquake of July 9, 1958, was followed by a massive wave that splashed to a maximum height of 1,720 feet on the southeast spur of Gilbert Inlet at the headland of Lituya Bay, then by a wave that wiped everything in its path over an area of about 4 square miles (10.4 sq. kms) on either side of the Bay.
There were three fishing boats anchored near the ent...
Japan started the war with 63 ocean-going submarines (i.e., not including midgets), and completed 111 during the war, for a total of 174. However, three-quarters of these (128 boats) were lost during the conflict, a proportion of loss similar that experienced by Germany's U-Boats. Most of the surviving boats were either dedicated to training roles or were recently completed and never saw combat...
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