COOS BAY, Ore. - The local office of the Bureau of Land Management released a photograph of a boat encrusted with barnicles that washed ashore on Horsfall Beach.
Officials are working to verify whether the boat is debris from the March 2011 tsunami that hit Japan.
Debris from the tsunami in Japan started washing up on Northwest shores last summer.
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