November 1952 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia Images

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The tsunami was generated by a magnitude 9.0 (Mw) earthquake on Kamchatka where it caused severe damage. The tsunami then struck Midway (3,000 kilometers away), the Hawaiian Islands (5,200 kilometers away), and other areas in the Pacific.
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: November 1952 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 52.75
S: 52.75
E: 159.5
W: 159.5
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-02-01
Data Presentation Form Digital image
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To provide images of natural hazards for research and education.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: November 1952 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Acknowledgments
  • Heather McCullough
Theme keywords
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Infrastructure
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Tsunamis
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Seiches
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Tsunamis
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Tectonics > Earthquakes
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Earthquakes
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  • Continent > Europe > Eastern Europe > Russian Federation
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      • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: November 1952 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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