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Title:
Tsunamis and seiches.
Author:
World Book, Inc.
Publication Information:
Chicago, IL : World Book, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
47 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 28 cm.
Summary:
"A discussion of major types of natural disasters, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is a tsunami? -- What causes tsunamis? -- The Chilean tsunami -- What makes up a tsunami? -- Killer Krakatau -- Destroying lives -- The tsunami of 2004 -- Tsunamis and the environment -- Lituya Bay megatsunami -- Tsunamis in the Atlantic -- The Lisbon tsunami -- Tsunamis and asteroids -- Tsunami warning systems -- Warning systems in action? -- The tsunami at Okushiri -- Tsunami preparation and survival -- What is a seiche? -- The Chicago seiche -- Activity -- Glossary -- Additional resources.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.4 2.0 121196.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780716698142
Format :
Book