Tsunamis

Tsunamis

Book - 2006
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On December 26, 2004, a powerful earthquake occurred below the Indian Ocean near Indonesia. The quake caused a tsunami, as waves raged across the ocean and struck coastal areas with no warning, leaving devastation behind. At least 225,000 people died, hundreds of thousands were injured, and more than 1 million were left homeless. This book will examine tsunamis, explaining what they are, what causes them, how scientists study them and the destruction they leave in their wake.
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : KidHaven Press/Thomson Gale, c2006
ISBN: 0737733802 (hard cover : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: J551.4637 PAR
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 cm

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