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Famous Tsunamis

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Can Animals Predict Disaster? - Waves of Destruction
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS
In 2004, the sudden rupture of a huge fault beneath the Indian Ocean unleashed a devastating tsunami. There had been no warning signs prior to the earthquake and the ensuing tsunami that reached the shores of the Indian Ocean and ravaged the coastal ... [more]
October 5, 2010 at 09:49 PM
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Anatomy of a Tsunami (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Tsunami waves can be distinguished from ordinary ocean waves by many factors, including the tremendous amount of energy they carry, the great distance between their wave crests, and their capacity to travel at jetliner speeds across an entire ocean. ... [more]
April 25, 2012 at 08:20 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Once and Future Tsunamis (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Long before the devastating December 2004 Indian Ocean event, tsunamis had already been implicated in the widespread death and destruction in Java and Sumatra following the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa. Tsunamis are also blamed for the collapse of the a... [more]
May 18, 2012 at 11:47 PM
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UNICEF After Tsunami, Education & Recreation Solomon Islands
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WESTERN PROVINCE, Solomon Islands, 10 July 2007 -- Young children living in the western part of the Solomon Islands have faced tough living conditions. (02:06)
February 17, 2011 at 09:50 AM
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Sri Lanka Tsunami
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
Very short clip from National Geographic showing locals swimming for their lives as the 2004 tsunami sends floods through Sri Lanka. (no narration) (00:26)
March 27, 2009 at 10:58 AM
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