Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 9th Standard

Identify and Name the Internal Movement. Tsunamis Are Generated in Coastal Areas. - Geography and Economics

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Identify and name the internal movement.

 Tsunamis are generated in coastal areas.

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Sudden internal movements within the earth’s crust below the ocean floor that lead to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions can cause tsunamis.

Explanation – A tsunami is a seismic sea wave which is caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake. This displacement can occur because of earthquakes or volcanic eruptions under the ocean floor both of which are categorized as sudden earth movements.

Concept: Earthquake and its causes
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Chapter 2: Endogenetic Movements - Exercise [Page 20]


Balbharati Social Science Geography 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Endogenetic Movements
Exercise | Q 3.1 | Page 20

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