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The orphan tsunami of 1700 : Japanese clues to a parent earthquake in North America

Author: Brian F Atwater
Publisher: Reston, Va. : U.S. Geological Survey ; Seattle : in association with University of Washington Press, 2005.
Series: U.S. Geological Survey professional paper, 1707.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the traces of a devastating tsunami in Japan during the winter of 1700, scientists discover how it was recorded in Japanese history and then backtrack it to its origins via geological evidence in North America. Their work shows how tsunami research has evolved over three centuries and how this event impacts current warning systems.
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Orphan tsunami of 1700 = Minashigo Genroku tsunami
vii, 133 p.
(OCoLC)244575998
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Orphan tsunami of 1700.
Reston, Va. : U.S. Geological Survey ; Seattle : In association with University of Washington Press, 2005
(OCoLC)647347429
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian F Atwater
ISBN: 0295985356 9780295985350
OCLC Number: 60453634
Language Note: Captions and table of contents also in Japanese.
Notes: Parallel title and statement of responsibility also in Japanese characters.
Description: vii, 133 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Unearthed earthquakes --
2. The orphan tsunami --
Kuwagasaki --
Tsugaruishi --
Otsuchi --
Nakaminato --
Miho --
Tanabe --
3. The orphan's parent.
Series Title: U.S. Geological Survey professional paper, 1707.
Other Titles: Minashigo Genroku tsunami :
Responsibility: Brian F. Atwater [and others] = [Minashigo Genroku tsunami : oya-jishin wa Hokubei nishi kaigan ni ita / Buraian F. Atowōtā and others].
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Traces an earthquake off the Northwest coast that spawned a massive tsunami that reached Japan in 1700. This work tells of a catastrophe, a century before Lewis and Clark's expedition that guides  Read more...

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Paddling around the salt marshes and tidal flats of Washington State, Atwater discovered evidence of earthquakes and giant waves of a magnitude that seemed, to many, inconceivable-until late last Read more...

 
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Three centuries passed before geologic discoveries in North America were joined with clues recorded by Japanese Samurai, merchants and villagers to reveal the source of the tsunami in 1700. This is a fascinating scientific detective story, and will guide in preparing for future earthquakes.For further...
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