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Tsunamis

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A sea wave of local or distant origin that results from large sea-floor displacements associated with powerful earthquakes, major submarine landslides, or exploding volcanic islands. A tsunami can move hundreds of miles per hour in the open ocean and smash into land with waves as high as 100 feet or more.

Broad Terms:
Natural Disasters
Oceanography

Narrower Terms:
Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011

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