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PREFERRED TERM
tsunamis  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • tidal waves
  • tsunami preparedness
SCOPE NOTE
  • Sea waves generated by submarine earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, or landslides, which are generally imperceptible in deep water but may be very destructive when striking the shoreline.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/tsunamis
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