Tsunami Waves

Photos of Tsunami Waves

These photos were digitally-scanned from the ITIC collection. More will be added in the future.

1946 Aleutian Island Tsunami 1960 Chile Tsunami  1983 Japan Sea Tsunami

1946 Aleutian Island Tsunami

1960 Chile Tsunami 1983 Japan Sea Tsunami

To download, click on a link and when the image appears on the page right click on it and select Save Picture As.  Click here for photo information and credit document.  Event descriptions can be found here.

1946 Aleutian Island Tsunami 1983 Japan Sea Tsunami 1983 Japan Sea Tsunami 
1946 Aleutian Island Tsunami 1983 Japan Sea Tsunami 1983 Japan Sea Tsunami
1983 Japan Sea Tsunami     
1983 Japan Sea Tsunami    



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Featured Resources

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Regional Disaster Information Center (Latin America & the Caribbean)

A database of Spanish language materials focused on tsunami preparedness.
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Post-Tsunami Survey:
El Salvador Summary Video

Learn the basics of a post-tsunami survey.

TsunamiTeacher USA
Tsunami Basics

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Learn the basics of tsunamis. Available in English and Samoan.

Tsunamis on the Move

Tsunami Awareness Poster

Awareness poster available in English, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Singalese.


Global Hazard Maps

Posters of Tsunami Sources, Significant Earthquakes and Significant Volcanic Eruptions. Also Tsunami Sources Icosohedron Globe.

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Tsunami, The Great Waves

Available in English, Spanish, French and Chinese.


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Tsunami Glossary

Available in English, Arabic, Spanish, French and Bahasa. 



Where the First Wave Arrives in Minutes

Available in English, Bahasa, Spanish and French.


DVD copies for PC and Macintosh computers are available free of charge from the ITIC, Hawaii (itic.tsunami@noaa.gov).

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