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Oregon's Depoe Bay is all set for total eclipse

The town is near the spot of land where the total eclipse will first appear on August 21

Jane Ross | Reuters  |  Depoe Bay 

Oregon's Depoe Bay is preparing for the first total eclipse to traverse the continental United States in a century as if a natural disaster was bearing down on the small coastal city.   The town, home to 1,500 residents and a single traffic light, is near the spot of land where the total eclipse will first appear on August 21 as it begins cutting a path through 14 states to the Atlantic.   That distinction has raised fears that a tidal wave of visitors will descend on Depoe Bay to get a first glimpse at "totality" a week from Monday.   "Totality" ...

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First Published: Mon, August 14 2017. 02:22 IST
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