C huge tsunami waves hit crete turkey and israel

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Unformatted text preview: §༊  §༊  §༊  In Victoria, 4- meter- high waves 80 minutes later In Seacle, 2- meter- high waves 6 hours later In Seacle, 6- meter- high waves 20 minutes later Drop of coastal area will raise sea level compared to land even more Tsunami up to 16 m may invade some coastal bays Tsunami Generated by Volcanic Processes §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  Fast- moving flows of hot volcanic ash Submarine volcanic explosions Collapse of volcano in giant landslide Occasionally catastrophic, but poorly understood, maximum size unknown Volcanic ErupFons §༊  Montserrat Island’s Soufriere Hills, 2003 §༊  Volcano collapsed, spilled volcanic material into ocean, generated tsunami §༊  Run- up as high as 21 m on nearby islands §༊  Mediterranean island volcano Santorini collapsed during erupCon, 1630- 1550 B.C. §༊  Huge tsunami waves hit Crete, Turkey, and Israel...
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