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The Orphan Tsunami Of 1700 : Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America.

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Author/Creator:
Atwater, Brian F.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (145 pages)
Subjects:
Paleoseismology -- Northwest, Pacific.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Cover
The Orphan Tsunami of 1700
Title
Copyright
Contents
Preface to the second edition
Introduction
1 Unearthed earthquakes
Earthquake potential
Tsunami potential
Flood stories
Alaskan analog
Sunken shores
Sand sheets
In harm's way
Currents and cracks
Magnitude 9?
2 The orphan tsunami
Literate hosts
Wetted places
Primary sources
Kuwagasaki
Account in Morioka-han "Zassho"
Words for waves
Converting time
Samurai scribes
High ground
Tsunami size
Tsugaruishi
Account in Moriai-ke "Nikki kakitome chō"
Human error
Social status
Foreign waves
Tsunami size
Ōtsuchi
Account in Morioka-han "Zassho"
Report to Edo
Collected writings
Tsunami size
Nakaminato
Account in Ōuchi-ke "Go-yōdome"
Certified loss
Fair-weather waves
Simulated waves
Miho
Account in "Miho-mura yöji oboe"
Tidal waves
Tsunami size
Tanabe
Account in "Tanabe-machi daichō"
Tsunami size near a storehouse
Tsunami size near Tanabe Bay
Sawtooth cycles
3 The orphan's parent
By elimination
Tree-ring tests
Magnitude 9
Muddy forecast
High-enough ground
Seismic waves
Acknowledgments
Authors
References
Index
Afterword, 2015.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Musumi-Rokkaku, Satoko.
Satake, Kenji.
Tsuji, Yoshinobu.
Ueda, Kazue.
Yamaguchi, David K.
Other format:
Print version: Atwater, Brian F. The Orphan Tsunami Of 1700
ISBN:
9780295998510
9780295998084
OCLC:
958559688
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