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Tsunami carel torres

  1. 1. Tsunami<br />By Carel Torres<br />
  2. 2. Making a Tsunami<br />Tsunami’s are made from a large disturbance in the ocean like an earthquake or landslide.<br />
  3. 3. Origin of the Word<br />Tsunami comes from two Japanese words, tsu which means harbor and nami Which means wave<br />
  4. 4. Dangers<br />A Tsunami can destroy many homes and buildings.<br />
  5. 5. Aftermath <br />A tsunami can kill tens of thousand of people.<br />
  6. 6. Warning Signs <br /> The water along the shoreline recedes dramatically, exposing normally submerged areas.<br />
  7. 7. As a Weapon <br />In World War II, New Zealand Military initiated Project Seal, which attempted to create small tsunamis with explosives. The attempt failed.<br />
  8. 8. 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami<br />On Christmas day, 2004 an earthquake occurred in the Indian ocean that caused a tsunami that killed over 230,000 people in fourteen countries.<br />
  9. 9. 2011 Japanese Tsunami<br />On March 11, 2011 an earthquake occurred on the pacific cost of Japan. The earthquake was a 9.0 on the Richter scale. There are confirmed 9,080 deaths, 2,675 injured, and 13,561 people missing.<br />

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