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Title Tsunamis & seiches.

Edition 3rd edition
Publication Info. Chicago, IL : World Book, Inc., [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 551.463 TSU    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 551.463 TSU    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 551.463 TSU    AVAILABLE
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Description 55 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm.
Series World Book's library of natural disasters.
Note Includes index.
Contents What is a tsunami? -- What causes tsunamis? -- The Chilean tsunami of 1960 -- What makes up a tsunami? -- Killer Krakatau -- Destroying lives -- The tsunami of 2004 -- Fukushima tsunami of 2011 -- Tsunamis and the environment -- The Lituya Bay megatsunami -- Tsunamis in the Atlantic -- The Lisbon tsunami -- Tsunamis and asteroids -- Tsunami warning systems -- Warning systems in action : the tsunami at Okushiri -- The Chilean tsunami of 2010 -- Tsunami preparation and survival -- What is a seiche? -- Buffalo's "great flood" -- The Chicago seiche.
Summary "A discussion of tsunamis and seiches, describing their characteristics, formation, and impacts. Features descriptions of significant tsunamis and seiches from history"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Age 5-11.
Note Age 5-11.
Audience 1100L Lexile
Note 1100L Lexile
Subject Tsunamis -- Juvenile literature.
Seiches -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Juvenile works.
Added Title Tsunamis and seiches
ISBN 9780716699415 (hardcover)
0716699419 (hardcover)
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