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Tsunami Mystery
This radio broadcast explores some ideas about the cause of a 1946 tsunami which swept from Alaska through the Pacific and killed more than 150 people. The tsunami was one of the worst of the 20th Century. Scientists today still cannot agree on just what caused it. They think it was an earthquake, an undersea landslide, or possibly both. The answer may change how scientists study tsunamis and how people prepare for them. The clip is 6 minutes and 38 seconds in length.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Audio:
    • Radio broadcast
Subject:
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
RealPlayer plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information are unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-007-776
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Doug Schneider
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Sea Grant College Program

Publisher: University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Sea Grant College Program