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  1. Tsunamis By: Deana Collett, Breanna Asher & Cameron Brock

  2. 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.

  3. How and where Tsunamis are formed. • Tsunamis are formed as a result of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, or landslides that occur under the sea.

  4. Worlds Biggest Tsunami Ever!!!! • World's Biggest Tsunami • The largest recorded tsunami was a wave 1720 feet tall in Lituya Bay, Alaska.

  5. This is what the inside of a tsunami looks like!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. 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.

  7. 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 _____________?

  8. SOURCES!!!!!!!! • www.google.com • www.nationalgeographic.com • www.buzzfeed.com • www.ask.com • www.weatherwizkids.com • www.safephotobucket.com