A tsunami also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water
body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an
The term tsunami from the Japanese and means - Big wave in the port. The term
was coined by fishermen who returned to their ports in the evening after their ...
Apr 2, 2007 ... In the wake of yesterday's Solomon Islands tsunami, National Geographic News
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Dec 25, 2011 ... This simulation shows the formation of tsunami waves and their characteristics as
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Tsunamis are massive waves that form when an ocean is disturbed by an
earthquake, landslide, volcanic eruption or other disruptive event. Underwater ...
What Causes a Tsunami - by Geology.com. ... A tsunami is a large ocean wave
that is caused by sudden motion on the ocean floor. This sudden motion could be
Mar 18, 2011 ... Tsunamis have occurred through history, but there is still much to learn about
them. Here are the basics.
A tsunami is a huge wave, usually caused by volcanic or earthquake activity
under the ocean, which can eventually crash onto the shoreline. The effects on a
Tsunamis can be generated when the sea floor abruptly deforms and vertically
displaces the overlying water. Tectonic earthquakes are a particular kind of ...