How would you describe a cruise ship?
Here are some adjectives for cruise ship: raucous, modern, majestic extraterrestrial, sophisticated and expensive, government-operated, putative, underwater, stellar, luxurious, interstellar, raucous, flashy, scorched, extraterrestrial, sunken, smallish, phony, counterfeit, third-rate, carnival, italian, norwegian.
What was the first cruise ship to sink?
Has a cruise ship ever hit a tsunami?
There’s precedent for cruise ships dealing with huge waves. In 1998 Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth was hit by a wave almost 30 metres high. The captain detected the wave on radar and was able to turn the ship to face the wave and little damage occurs. Smaller vessels and container ships have been destroyed by similar waves.
Has anyone tried to surf a tsunami?
You can’t surf a tsunami because it doesn’t have a face. Many people have the misconception that a tsunami wave will resemble the 25-foot waves at Jaws, Waimea or Maverick’s, but this is incorrect: those waves look nothing like a tsunami. On a tsunami, there’s no face, so there’s nothing for a surfboard to grip.
Would a submarine survive a tsunami?
Submarines are relatively unaffected by weather or tsunamis when submerged in deep open waters. However if a submarine has to go shallow or to periscope depth then conditions on the surface become a major concern. Large enough waves can cause a submarine to be pulled (sucked) up to the surface.
How far inland would a 200 foot tsunami travel?
20 miles inland
What is the highest wave ever recorded?
100 feet high
What’s the biggest tsunami ever recorded?
How high was the wave of the 2004 tsunami?
The greatest run-up height of the tsunami was measured at a hill between Lhoknga and Leupung, on the western coast of the northern tip of Sumatra, near Banda Aceh, and reached 51 m (167 ft). The tsunami heights in Sumatra: 15–30 m (49–98 ft) on the west coast of Aceh. 6–12 m (20–39 ft) on the Banda Aceh coast.
How big was the tsunami that killed the dinosaurs?
When the dinosaur-killing asteroid collided with Earth more than 65 million years ago, it did not go gently into that good night. Rather, it blasted a nearly mile-high tsunami through the Gulf of Mexico that caused chaos throughout the world’s oceans, new research finds.