Question 4

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 coast and ocean bathymetry near Southern California. An image of Monterey Bay bathymetry and its surroundings. An image of seamounts off the coast of southern California.

The correct answers are C and E. This image shows southern California and Monterey Bay. A strike-slip fault, the San Andreas, runs through the area and many seamounts are nearby. There are also canyons in Monterey Bay that could produce submarine landslides.