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  Tsunami - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It's also not necessary that they are symmetrical; tsunami waves may be much stronger in one direction than another, depending on the nature of the source and the surrounding geography.
Local geographic peculiarities can lead to seiche or standing waves forming, which can amplify the onshore damage.
For instance, the tsunami that hit Hawaii on April 1, 1946 had a fifteen-minute interval between wave fronts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tsunami   (4636 words)

 Siemens: Canadian Literary Awards and Prizes, from The Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Short Story: Ernst havemann, A Van for Violet; Poetry: Michael harris, Spring Descending; Radio Drama: Matthew Decter Rico, The Demon.
Short Story: Carol windley, Dream Land; Poetry: Lorna crozier, Angels of Silence; Radio Drama: W.D. valgardson, Seiche.
Short Story: Janice Kulyk keefer, The Wind; Poetry: Christopher dewdney, A Natural History of Southwestern Ontatio; Radio Drama: Cordelia Strube, Mortal.
www.mala.bc.ca /~soules/english/awards.htm   (8100 words)

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