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Landslide produced tsunami images
Tsunami predicted from a 500 km3 flank collapse of Cumbre Vieja volcano, La Palma Canary Islands. Frames show evolution of the landslide tsunami from 2 minutes (A, upper left) to 9 hours (I, lower right). Red and blue contours cover elevated and depressed regions of the ocean respectively and the yellow dots and numbers sample the wave height (positive above initial sea level; negative below initial sea level), in meters. Note the strong influence of dispersion in spreading out an original impulse into a long series of waves of decreasing wavelength. See also that the peak amplitudes generally do not coincide with the first wave. Even after crossing the Atlantic, a lateral collapse of Cumbre Vieja volcano could impose a great sequence of waves of 10-25 m height on the shores of the Americas.

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From Ward, S. N. and S. Day 2001. Cumbre Vieja Volcano -- Potential Collapse and Tsunami at La Palma, Canary Islands, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 3397-3400

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