Tsunami Notes

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A tsunami also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other underwater explosions (including detonations of underwater nuclear devices), landslides, glacier calvings, meteorite impacts and other disturbances above or below water all have the potential to generate a tsunami. Unlike normal ocean waves which are generated by wind or tides which are generated by the gravitational pull of the Moon and Sun, a tsunami is generated by the displacement of water.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2016/05/tsunami.html#ixzz4LB8CNnYf

Fukushima abandoned – photos

See haunting photos of the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, which resulted in the massive tsunami and subsequent nuclear meltdown of the nuclear plants.

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Source: Keow Wee Loong

From the Telegraph:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/11916879/Inside-Fukushimas-nuclear-disaster-exclusion-zone-in-pictures.html?frame=3466256

From the Guardian:
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/jul/15/urban-explorers-inside-fukushimas-ghost-towns-in-pictures