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The Why Files covered one cause of tsunamis: volcanoes.

Why are beaches washing away?

Geological Hazards, B.A. Bolt et al, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1975.

The Great Waves, Douglas Myles, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1985.

Seabed Slide Blamed for Deadly Tsunami, Richard Monastersky, Science News, Aug. 14, 1999, pp. 100-1.

Waves, Tides and Shallow-Water Processes, Gerry Bearman, editor, Pergamon Press, Oxford and New York, 1989.

USA Today covers weather 'n quakes.

The West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.

The Physics of Tsunamis from the University of Washington.

Tsunami research at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.

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