Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard

What is a tsunami? What gives rise to a tsunami? - General Science

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What is a tsunami? What gives rise to a tsunami?

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Solution

A tsunami is a series of waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean. These waves are generated by an earthquake or volcano erupting on the ocean floor.

Concept: Tsunami
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Balbharati General Science 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 10 Disaster Management
Exercise | Q 4.1 | Page 70
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