It's another beautiful day of your paradise vacation in South Asia. You look out onto a calm sea on this day after Christmas, already looking forward to ringing in 2005. But why is the ocean receding so far from shore? Are those fish flapping around in the sand? Something is not right. Your island getaway is about to be devastated with the 80-foot-plus waves of one of the worst tsunamis in history. The 2004 Asian Tsunami was the result of the second largest earthquake ever recorded. Lasting over eight minutes, it was ...

Tsunamis 2008, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780792253815

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Tsunamis 2008, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780792253808

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