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Tsunamis : giant waves from the sea

Author: Timothy M Kusky
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2008.
Series: Hazardous earth.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Juvenile audience   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes giant ocean waves, known as tsunamis, and what causes them.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy M Kusky
ISBN: 9780816064649 0816064644 9781438117638 1438117639
OCLC Number: 141188047
Target Audience: 012 up.
Description: xxii, 134 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Triggering mechanisms for tsunamis --
Physics of tsunami movement --
Waves similar to tsunamis --
Historical tsunami disasters --
The Indian Ocean Tsunami of December 26, 2004 --
Reducing the threat from tsunamis.
Series Title: Hazardous earth.
Responsibility: Timothy Kusky.
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Discusses the many aspects of the generation, movement, and effects of tsunamis. This book includes analysis of the triggering mechanisms for tsunamis, the physics and historical effects, the various  Read more...

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