Tsunamis are _______. a. tidal waves b. deep-water waves because they travel so fast over deep water
c. shallow-water waves because their wavelengths are far greater than the ocean is deep
d. generated only by submarine earthquakes
33. The majority of tsunamis are triggered by tectonic events in _______.
a. the Atlantic mid-ocean ridge system
b. the Pacific Ocean “rim of fire” subduction zones
c. the Indian Ocean during the monsoon rainy season
d. the Southern Ocean when glaciers break off to form icebergs
34. Tsunamis can be generated by _______.
b. meteor impact
c. submarine landslides
d. icebergs calving off glaciers
e. All of the above are correct.
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