Tsunamis By: Deana Collett, Breanna Asher & Cameron Brock
What are Tsunamis?!?!?!? • . Tsunami are large waves caused by sudden movement of the ocean due to earthquakes, landslides, large volcanic eruptions or meteorite impact in the ocean.
How and where Tsunamis are formed. • Tsunamis are formed as a result of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, or landslides that occur under the sea.
Worlds Biggest Tsunami Ever!!!! • World's Biggest Tsunami • The largest recorded tsunami was a wave 1720 feet tall in Lituya Bay, Alaska.
This is what the inside of a tsunami looks like!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Facts for Tsunamis!!!!!!!!! • Many witnesses have said a tsunami sounds like a freight train. • •The most damaging tsunami on record before 2004 was the one that killed an estimated 40,000 people in 1782 following an earthquake in the South China Sea. • An earthquake is a natural tsunami warning. • Large tsunami waves were generated in the Marmara Sea in Turkey after the Iimit earthquake of 1999.
Questions!!!!! • The _________ was the biggest tsunami ever? • How are tsunamis formed? • What are TSUNAMIS? • What do witnesses say that tsunamis sounds like a ______________? • An earthquake is a _____________?
SOURCES!!!!!!!! • www.google.com • www.nationalgeographic.com • www.buzzfeed.com • www.ask.com • www.weatherwizkids.com • www.safephotobucket.com