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This documentary, in the form of a satellite map, investigates the submarine topography that help create the huge waves that big name surfers ride in their search for fame and glory or the rouge waves that sunk ships. The intent of this map is to show examples of giant-wave zone topography like the submarine wave-scorn topography of Bishop’s Rock on the Cortes Bank and the submarine canyon where 100-foot waves have been surfed. And, check out where the Andrea Gail sunk in The Perfect Storm, Draupner E platform was struck 85-foot rogue wave, and the location of the 1896 and 1933 Sanriku tsunamis. In order to add educational value you might want to view the map using both the aerial and ocean floor base maps. The ocean floor base map helps confirm the details.

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giant waves giant-wave zones submarine topography of giant waves interactive map map 3D map educational self-learning individual learning

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http://climateviewer.org/layers/MRM/Geoscience-and-Oceanography/The-Topography-of-Giant-Wave-Zones.geojson


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George Stiller, MyReadingMapped™

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