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The Orphan Tsunami of 1700
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Time Magazine named Atwater one of the 100 most significant people of 2005 for the tsunami research that culminated in this book. He joins American and Japanese scholars to trace a massive earthquake off the Northwest Coast that spawned a tsunami recorded in Japan. A rich array of graphic detail and narrative explains the creation, action, and lasting effects of earthquakes and tsunamis.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents [INCLUDES MAP]
  2. pp. vi-vii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 3-6
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  1. 1. Unearthed earthquakes
  2. pp. 7-26
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  1. 2. The orphan tsunami
  2. pp. 27-35
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  1. Kuwagasaki
  2. pp. 36-49
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  1. Tsugaruishi
  2. pp. 50-57
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  1. Otsuchi
  2. pp. 58-65
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  1. Nakaminato
  2. pp. 66-75
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  1. Miho
  2. pp. 76-83
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  1. Tanabe
  2. pp. 84-92
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  1. 3. The orphan's parent
  2. pp. 93-105
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. 106-109
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  1. Authors
  2. pp. 110-111
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  1. References
  2. pp. 112-123
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 124-133
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