Question 1

Based on what you can see, which of the following could be causes of tsunamis in this image? (Choose all that apply.)

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A satellite image of the Kamchatka Peninsula. A satellite image of a small island east of the Kamchatka Peninsula. pop images

The correct answers are A, C, D and E. This is a view of the Kamchatka Peninsula in eastern Russia. A subduction zone runs next to the peninsula, potentially contributing to subduction zone earthquakes, submarine landslides, and volcanic eruptions that could case tsunamis. A strike-slip fault (transform boundary) lies next to some seamounts and other large underwater features nearby.