Tsunami Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Tsunami.

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  • 3 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (3)

1,637 words, approx. 6 pages
Tsunami Tsunami, or seismic sea waves, are a series of very long wavelength ocean waves generated by the sudden displacement of large volumes of water. The generation of tsunami waves is similar to th... Read more
1,328 words, approx. 5 pages
Tsunamis Tsunamis are large seismic sea waves that can cause major destruction in coastal regions. A tsunami (Japanese for "wave in bay") is caused by underwater seismic activity, such... Read more
19,608 words, approx. 66 pages
Almost thirty-five hundred years ago, several huge walls of water, the largest perhaps fifty meters (160 feet) tall, slammed into the islands of Thera and Crete in the Aegean Sea. These waves, called ... Read more