With yesterday’s terrible earthquake and tsunami in Japan, I thought I’d pull together a separate “The Best…” list explaining tsunamis.

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The Best Sites For Learning About The Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

Useful Updates On Japan Earthquake — Part Two

The Best Sites To Learn About The Tsunami In American Samoa

The Best Resources To Learn About The Indian Ocean Tsunami (On Its Five-Year Anniversary)

The Best Sites For Learning About The Volcano & Tsunami In Indonesia

Here are my choices for The Best Sites To Learn About Tsunamis:

How Tsunamis Work From How Stuff Works

The Christian Science Monitor lists the five most devastating tsunamis.

Slate explains why is Crescent City, Calif. is so susceptible to tsunamis.

Tsunami explained is an interactive from The BBC.

What is a Tsunami?

Woods Hole has an interactive.

The Destructive Power of Water is a useful New York Times article.

California’s tsunami threat is from The Los Angeles Times

Tsunamis: A Primer comes from The New York Review of Books

Here’s the TED-Ed lesson that goes with this next video:

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