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Terrifying Animation Shows How Chile’s Tsunami Took Over the Entire Pacific Ocean | Science | WIRED

Terrifying Animation Shows How Chile’s Tsunami Took Over the Entire Pacific Ocean | Science | WIRED | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
This time-lapse animation simulates how waves caused by the magnitude 8.2 earthquake in Chile on April 1 spread across the Pacific Ocean over 30 hours. The animation really highlights the reach of a dangerous tsunami.
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Excellent animation to show how extensive the effects of the Chilean earthquake were, and, with an increase in magnitude, how devastating the effects could have been for some Pacific nations.

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Powerful aftershocks rattle Solomons

Powerful aftershocks rattle Solomons | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
A third powerful aftershock has rattled the Solomon Islands as aid agencies struggle to get a clear picture of the devastation five days after a 8.0-magnitude quake triggered a deadly tsunami.
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Year 10 - useful information here on the role of NGOs.

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Comparison of notable earthquakes - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Comparison of notable earthquakes - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Earthquakes happen around the world on a daily basis, every so often wreaking havoc on the regions they strike, killing hundreds of thousands of people, tearing down buildings, damaging infrastructure and triggering deadly tsunamis.
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Japan Earthquake: before and after

Japan Earthquake: before and after | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

Swipe over each satellite photo to view the situation before and after the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

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Documenting the Japanese Earthquake With Maps

Documenting the Japanese Earthquake With Maps | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

The latest map from the Nagasaki Archive for the East Japan Earthquake offers a "mash-up" of content that users can explore to "understand the real state of affairs…that cannot be understood by inspecting individual photographs." The map reveals over 100 photos taken from the New York Times overlapping with three-dimensional geographical features that offer comprehensive views of the Sendai airport and Fukushima nuclear plants, 360-degree panorama images, and geographically arranged videos of victims’ testimonies.

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natural disasters

natural disasters | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about natural disasters. Use search to find more.
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Quake hits Solomons, four die

Quake hits Solomons, four die | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
A major 8.0 magnitude earthquake hits Pacific island, reportedly flattening three villages and killing four people.
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Major quake hits near Solomons, triggering tsunami warning

Major quake hits near Solomons, triggering tsunami warning | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
A major earthquake registering at magnitude 8 has hit near the Solomon Islands, with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) issuing a tsunami warning for a wide swathe of islands in the South Pacific.
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Earthquakes

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"USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards." A wealth of information on earthquakes available here.

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