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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I wonder if it made a local or widespread tsunami? Or was the water just vaporized and therefore no wave?


4 posted on 02/24/2013 10:58:26 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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Meanwhile, lagoon water rushing back into the space vacated by the rising gas bubble started a tsunami-like water wave which lifted the ships as it passed under them. At 11 seconds after detonation, the first wave was 1,000 feet (305 m) from surface zero and 94 feet (29 m) high.[68] By the time it reached the Bikini Island beach, 3.5 miles (6 km) away, it was a nine-wave set with shore breakers up to 15 feet (5 m) high, which tossed landing craft onto the beach and filled them with sand.[69]


6 posted on 02/24/2013 11:20:14 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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