Tsunamis and seiches.

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[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: World Book, Inc. Series: World Book's library of natural disasters Published by : World Book, (Chicago :) Physical details: 47, [1] p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 28 cm. Subject(s): Tsunamis. | Seiches. Year : 2009 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.

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 -- Seiches, what is a seiche? the Chicago seiche.

"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.