Tsunami Of December 26 Essays and Term Papers

  • The Tsunami of 26 December 2004

    The cause of the tsunami in Sumatra on 26 December 2004 which affected the entire Indian Ocean was a very violent earthquake of magnitude 9.3 on the Richter scale. It was the biggest earthquake ever recorded after the one in Chile on 22 May 1960, with a magnitude of 9.5. It originated at 00:58:53 GMT...

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  • The December 26, 2004 Tsunami in Southeast Asia

    On Sunday December 26, 2004 at 6:58:50 a.m. local time, the tsunami earthquake hit land in Southeast Asia and caused a massive amount of death and destruction. This 9.3 scale earthquake was the biggest and most dangerous to ever hit since the 9.5 scale earthquake on May 22,1960 in Chile. Earthquakes...

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  • Earthquaker That Generated on December 26

    The earthquake that generated the December 26, year 2004, caused a serious natural disaster that many people dead in that disaster. The natural disaster is the tsunami in the Indian Ocean, the level of earthquake that showed on the richter scale was 9.0, it had become one of the biggest record in recorded...

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  • Essay on Tsunami, December 26th 2004 the disaster that was caused by the Tsuanmi, and it takes a look into its sociological persepctives

    On December 26, 2004 the world experienced the most devastating natural disaster to hit the Indian Ocean. It was classified as a tsunami, a tsunami holding immense power equivalent to the destruction of three nuclear bombs. Tsunami waves can become more than 30 feet high as they come into shore and can...

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  • December

    Diffusion Lab Introduction: In this lab you will observe the diffusion of a substance across a semi permeable membrane. Iodine is a known indicator for starch. An indicator is a substance that chances color in the presence of the substance it indicates. Watch as your teacher demonstrates how iodine...

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  • Tsunami

    What is tsunami? A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from Japanese: 津波, lit. "harbor wave";[1] English pronunciation: /suːˈnɑːmi/ soo-nah-mee or/tsuːˈnɑːmi/ tsoo-nah-mee[2]) is a series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water, typically an ocean or a large...

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  • Tsunami

    ctiviti ES f O r th E cl ASS r OOM What is a tsunami? Tsunami is the Japanese name given to large waves that sometimes devastated the shores and ports of Japan. A tsunami is a wave in the ocean but it is very different to normal waves. Tsunamis have very long wavelengths. Crest to crest they...

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  • Tsunami

    Tsunami [pic] INTRODUCTION The term tsunami comes from the Japanese language meaning harbour ("tsu") and wave...

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  • Tsunami

    For other uses, see Tsunami (disambiguation). [pic] [pic] [pic] 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, An aerial view of damage in the Sendai region with black smoke coming from the Nippon Oil Sendai oil refinery A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from Japanese: 津波, lit. "harbour wave";[1] English...

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  • tsunami

     Tsunamis (a Japanese word describing a “harbor wave”) are caused when a large amount of water is displaced in a short amount of time. In deep waters, tsunamis do not seem like a threat; however, once they reach shallow waters, they can cause catastrophic events...

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  • Tsunami

    Tsunami A tsunami, also called a tsunami wave train, and at one time incorrectly referred to as a tidal wave, is a series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water, usually an ocean, though it can occur in large lakes. Tsunamis are a frequent occurrence in Japan;...

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  • Tsunami

    A tsunami is a series of ocean waves generated by sudden displacements in the sea floor, landslides, or volcanic activity. In the deep ocean, the tsunami wave may only be a few inches high. The tsunami wave may come gently ashore or may increase in height to become a fast moving wall of turbulent water...

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  • tsunami

    Mistakenly called "tidal wave" the word tsunami is a Japanese word meaning, "harbor wave". A tsunami is a series of traveling ocean waves of extremely long length generated by disturbances associated primarily with earthquakes occurring below or near the ocean floor. Tsunamis are primarily the result of a vertical...

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  • Tsunami

    TSUNAMItsunami ('harbor wave') or tidal wave is a series of water waves (called a tsunami wave train) caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water, usually an ocean, but can occur in large lakes. Tsunamis are a frequent occurrence in Japan; approximately 195 events have been recorded...

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  • Tsunami

    Conclusion To conclude our report from the understandable of Tsunami happens in Malaysia, there is lot of memorable and sadness when the boxing day.  Seven years after Tsunami, while the human dimensions of the tragedy will take much longer to heal the country has made major steps towards recovering...

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  • Tsunami

    By: Jacob Dodds What is a tsunami?  Pronounced soo-nahm-ee  From the Japanese word for harbor wave  A series of huge waves that happen after an undersea disturbance, like an earthquake or volcano eruption.  The waves travel in all directions from the area of disturbance, sort of like the...

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  • Tsunami

    OUTLINE THESIS: The tsunami is a dangerous natural disaster that should be analyzed and studied to prevent unnecessary deaths. What is a Tsunami? A. Definition B. Historical background C. What effects do they cause What causes Tsunami? D. Why do tsunami occur? E. Where do they occur...

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  • Tsunami

    ------------------------------------------------- Tsunamitsunami  is a series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water, typically an ocean or a large lake. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other underwater explosions , landslides, glacier calvings, meteorite...

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  • Tsunami

     TSUNAMI Introduction 1. Tsunami is a Japanese word meaning “Harbor water”. Tsunami is in most cases the result of sea-bed earthquake. The latest tsunami was the largest of its type since the magnitude Good Friday earthquake of Alaska in 1964. It took a...

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  • Tsunami

    xcxxvvcvvfdsfsdfsdfsdfsdfsdf vfdfdfv Tsunami: the Great Waves Tsunami is a Japanese word with the English translation, "harbor wave." Represented by two characters, the top character, "tsu," means harbor, while the bottom character, "nami," means "wave." In the past, tsunamis were sometimes referred to as...

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