The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America

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A puzzling tsunami entered Japanese history in January 1700. Samurai, merchants, and villagers wrote of minor flooding and damage. Some noted having felt no earthquake; they wondered what had set off the waves but had no way of knowing that the tsunami was spawned during an earthquake along the coast of northwestern North America. This orphan tsunami would not be linked to its parent earthquake until the mid-twentieth century, through an extraordinary series of discoveries in both North America and Japan. The Orphan Tsunami ...

The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America 2015, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295998084

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The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America 2005, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295985350

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