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Tsunami disasters /

Presents information on what a tsunami is, including major disasters, the relationship between volcanoes and earthquakes, and what early warning systems scientists are developing. Full description

Main Author: Hawkins, John.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Rosen Central, 2012
Series: Hawkins, John (Children's book writer). Catastrophe!
Contents: What is a tsunami? -- The tsunami zone -- Earthquakes and tsunamis -- Volcanoes and tsunamis -- Devastation in Japan, 2011 -- Indian Ocean tsunami, 2004 -- Papua New Guinea tragedy, 1998 -- Phillipine danger zone, 1976 -- Japan's killer wave, 1896 -- Krakatoa catastrophe, 1883 -- Giant wave in Chile, 1868 -- Lisbon is flattened, 1755 -- Japan's sea of terror, 1854 -- Predicting tsunamis -- Looking to the future.
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