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Video: How tsunamis work

This 3-minute video explains what causes towering and treacherous tsunamis.

The immense swell of a tsunami can grow up to 100 feet, hitting speeds over 500 miles per hour. That’s a treacherous combination for anyone or anything in a tsunami’s path. In this video, Alex Gendler details the causes of these towering terrors and explains how scientists are seeking to reduce their destruction in the future.

Eleanor Imster


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