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How Tsunamis work

Tsunamis

The immense swell of a tsunami can grow up to 100 feet, hitting speeds over 500 mph… A treacherous combination for anyone or anything in its path.   Watch the animation to know everything about tsunamis…

By | Apr 27, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: |

Pictures from Japan’s disaster- seabirds victims of the tsunami

Japan’s disaster
Thousands of seabirds have been killed when the tsunami generated by last week’s massive earthquake off Japan flooded a remote atoll near Hawaii. At least 1,000 adult and adolescent Laysan albatross, along with thousands of chicks, perished as waves reaching 5ft-tall rolled over the low-lying Midway islands about four hours after the magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck on Friday.

By | Mar 17, 2011|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , , |


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