Earth  ID: 10737

Tohoku Tsunami Creates Antarctic Icebergs

Nearly 50 square miles of ice broke off the Sulzberger Ice Shelf on the coast of Antarctica, resulting from waves generated by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011.
 

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Kayvon Sharghi (USRA): Video Editor
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Keywords:
SVS >> Antarctic
SVS >> HDTV
DLESE >> Natural hazards
DLESE >> Physical oceanography
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Oceans >> Ocean Waves >> Tsunamis
GCMD >> Location >> Japan
DLESE >> Narrated
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0