Consider the following statements about Tsunamis:
- Tsunamis are tidal waves
- They are much more frequent in the Pacific Ocean
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Tidal waves are caused by the forces of the moon, sun, and planets upon the ocean water. A tsunami is a large ocean wave usually caused by an underwater earthquake or a volcanic explosion. Tsunamis are not tidal waves. Tsunamis are much more frequent in the Pacific Ocean.
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