Tsunamis are long waves in the ocean. They have a few causes: Submarines, coastal earthquakes, landslides and volcanic eruptions. The most famous tsunami was that of the boxing day tsunami, caused due to an earthquake in the indian ocean.
The tsunami of 26 December, 2004 earned itself many names. One of the names was the Boxing Day Tsunami. The countries affected were Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, the Maldives, Somalia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Seychelles and others. Many other countries, especially Australia and those in Europe, had large numbers of citizens traveling in the region on … Read more
Ocean Tides are pretty useful. 1. During high tides, water rushes into harbours. This helps ships enter and exit harbours safely. 2. High tides make ocean/sea water rush into the mouths of rivers. This helps ships to enter port towns like New York, London, Rotterdam, and Hamburg 3. The temperature at which sea water freezes … Read more