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The 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and tsunamis--a modern perspective and enduring legacies

Summarizes what we learned about this historic earthquake and how our ability to monitor and respond to events of this type have changed, including our awareness of tsunami effects.

by Brocher, Thomas M.; Filson, John R.; Fuis, Gary S.; Haeussler, Peter J.; Holzer, Thomas L.; Plafker, George; and Blair, James L.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2014-3018
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Earthquake occurrences, Hazard preparedness, Hazards, Seismic networking, Seismology, Tectonic processes, Tsunamis, Fault zones
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