GLY 1880 Topic 20

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The 2004 Sumatra tsunami was caused by a
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Subduction zone megathrust
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About how long did it take for the 2004 Sumatra tsunami to first reach shore?
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20 minutes
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The Earth’s rupture that caused the 2004 Sumatra tsunami and earthquake was
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Longest ever recorded
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The maximum height of the 2004 Sumatra tsunami was about
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100 feet
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Which of the following disasters did not occur during the same tectonic boundary?
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1700 Orphan tsunami
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Which one of the following countries had no casualties attributed to the 2004 Sumatra tsunami
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South Africa
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A large number of vacationing Europeans were killed in this country as a result of the Sumatra tsunami
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Thailand
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Which tsunami resulted in the greatest loss of life
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The 2004 Sumatra tsunami
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The greatest loss of life from the 2004 Sumatra tsunami occurred where
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Northern Sumatra
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Satellite data detected the 2004 Sumatra tsunami and warned coastal communities
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False

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