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									Tsunami!!!
Images came from all over
 – OrbView for the space
  based recent images –
 Pacific Tsunami Museum
     – some via BBC.
           Sumatra (Aceh)
             Sri Lanka
• An Earthquake off the coast of Sumatra in
  Indonesia rocked down a lot of houses –
  and sent off a tsunami to kill even more.
• The tsunami killed people as far away as
  Somalia and Kenya in East Africa
• The Sri Lankan
  coastline is fairly
  shallow – the red
  represents about 5
  meter elevation.
  Sometimes 2km
  inland, or more!
      How About Hawaii??
• What was Shinmachi?
• Where was Waiakea??

• What about Laupahoehoe?
• 1946 & 1960
Bad Idea – looking for fish!




                               1957
Downtown




           1946
Coconut Island




                 1946
Coconut Island - receding




                            1946
Harbor




         1946
           Hilo
       Traintracks




1946
1946
Kress Building




                 1946
1946
1946
Midway Atoll 1952 – Kamchatka earthquake
Hilo 1960
1960 Chile Earthquake
Suisan – waiting for 1960




                            1960
Near Suisan




              1960
1960
1960
Hilo - 1960
Phuket – Thailand - 2004

								
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