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Tsunami Rk

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Tsunami Rk

  1. 1. Tsunami Did you know… The shore line retreats when the first wave of a tsunami is about to happen A tsunami can be a series of waves and the first one is not always the biggest Tsunamis only affect shallow waters Most tsunamis occur in the Pacific Ocean
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>A unusually large sea wave produced by a seaquake or undersea volcanic eruption </li></ul>
  3. 3. Did you know… <ul><li>The shore line retreats when the first wave of a tsunami is about to happen </li></ul><ul><li>A tsunami can be a series of waves and the first one is not always the biggest </li></ul><ul><li>Tsunamis only affect shallow waters </li></ul><ul><li>Most tsunamis occur in the Pacific Ocean </li></ul>
  4. 4. Famous locations <ul><li>On December 26, 2004 Phuket and the island of Sri Lanka experienced a deadly tsunami </li></ul><ul><li>7.8 earthquake in the sea of Japan destroyed the southern half of Okushiri Island </li></ul>
  5. 5. Connections <ul><li>Earthquakes </li></ul><ul><li>Seismologist </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What happens before an tsunami is about to happen? </li></ul>Questions? What causes tsunamis?
  7. 7. Sources <ul><li>http://ezinearticles.com/?Some-Facts-About-Tsunamis&id=8014 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cdera.org/doccentre/fs_tsunami.php </li></ul>

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