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The science of tsunamis

Author: Leon Gray
Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens, ©2013.
Series: Nature's wrath.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn about the science and effects of tsunamis.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leon Gray
ISBN: 9781433986673 1433986671 9781433986680 143398668X
OCLC Number: 808416054
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: What is a tsunami? --
Underwater forces --
Violent forces --
Moving plates --
The force of earthquakes --
Violent volcanoes --
Devastating landslides --
Real-life science : Lituya Bay, 1958 --
Real-life science : super tsunami --
Making waves --
What's in a wave? --
Tsunami waves --
Wave motion --
Hitting the shore --
First sightings --
Total destruction --
Emergency efforts --
Real-life science : Indian Ocean, 2004 --
Real-life science : thousands dead --
Tsunami warning --
Tsunami alert --
Tsunami science --
Real-life science : Japan, 2011 --
Real-life science : global alert --
The challenge continues.
Series Title: Nature's wrath.
Responsibility: Leon Gray.

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Learn about the science and effects of tsunamis.

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