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Part 4: Tsunamis (5 questions) – Lecture Notes and Chapter 13, pages 312, 314-315 Can tsunamis like the Sumatran tsunami be triggered along the Juan de Fuca boundary in the western United States? Would an earthquake or a landslide trigger a tsunami that could affect the east coast of the United States? Hawaii and La Palma are two examples of potential (landslide/earthquake) triggers for tsunamis. What was the height of the largest tsunami wave ever recorded (Lituya Bay, Alaska)? How does water move in a wind driven wave? How does water move in a tsunami? What is a tsunami? Part 5: Asteroids (5 questions) – Lecture Notes Which planet or moon has the best preservation of impact craters? Which planet or moon has the worst preservation of impact craters? At impact kinetic energy is transferred to what other kind of energy? How often is the Earth hit with a Near Earth Object? How often is the Earth hit by Planet Killing Asteroids? How much bigger is a crater than the impactor?
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