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Surviving a tsunami: lessons from Chile, Hawaii, and Japan

Circular 1187

Revised and reprinted 2005. See also Spanish version, CIR 1218
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Abstract

Actions that save lives, and actions that cost lives, as recounted by eyewitnesses to the tsunami from the largest earthquake ever measured--the magnitude 9.5 earthquake in Chile on May 22, 1960.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Surviving a tsunami: lessons from Chile, Hawaii, and Japan
Series title:
Circular
Series number:
1187
ISBN:
0607928441
Edition:
Version 1.1 2005
Year Published:
1999
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ;
Description:
18 p. :ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ;22 x 28 cm.