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United States tsunamis

James F. Lander

United States tsunamis

(including United States possessions) : 1690-1988

by James F. Lander

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Geophysical Data Center in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Pacific Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Tsunamis -- United States.,
    • Tsunamis -- Pacific Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames F. Lander and Patricia A. Lockridge.
      SeriesPublication ;, 41-2, Publication (National Geophysical Data Center) ;, 41-2.
      ContributionsLockridge, Patricia A., National Geophysical Data Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGC220.3 .L36 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 265 p. :
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1813118M
      LC Control Number89602734

      The upper fall plunges some m (1, ft) from the valley rim, making it alone among the 20 highest falls in the world. The combined drop of m (2, ft) for the upper fall, middle cascades, and lower fall make Yosemite Falls the highest measured falls in the United States. Most new titles in stock are 10% off the normal retail price. Standard special orders are 15% off. Please ask about extra discounts on school, book club and bulk orders. Gift Certificates from Tsunami are often the perfect gift! "In terms of book selection, Tsunami Books is .

      In BC, a Greek historian Thucydides wrote about tsunamis in his book History of the Peloponnesian War. He suggested that they were caused by earthquakes. In the United States, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon and California are the states most at risk for a tsunami because of their location in relation to the Pacific Ocean's Ring of Fire. E. N. Bernard, 5 books Genshiryoku Anzen Kiban Kikō, 5 books Louise Spilsbury, 3 books United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration., 3 books Murty, T. S., 3 books R. Prasad, 3 books Connie Manson, 3 books National Geophysical Data Center, 3 books United States. Congress. Senate.

      NOAA Tsunami Program. The NOAA Tsunami Program is a federal and state partnership dedicated to saving lives and protecting property before, during, and after tsunami impact through applied research, detection, forecasts, archive, mitigation, and international coordination. Recent Tsunamis Tsunami of August 29, (Loyalty Islands) Tsunami of May 15, (Northeast Coast, US) Tsunami of January 23, (Off Kodiak Island, AK) Tsunami of July 17, (Western Aleutian Islands) Tsunami of May 1, (Elfin Cove) Tsunami of April 24, (Valparaiso, Chile) Tsunami of January 22, (Bougainville, P.N.G.) Tsunami of December 17, (New Britain, .


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