1998 Miyake-Jima, Papua New Guinea ImagesBack to Collection NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC/MGG/Hazard_Photos
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1998 Miyake-Jima, Papua New Guinea Images
doi:10.7289/V5154F01
browse graphicAt least 2,183 people killed, thousands injured, about 9,500 homeless and about 500 missing as a result of a tsunami generated in the Sissano area. Maximum wave heights estimated at 15 meters. Several villages were completely destroyed and others ext (...etc)

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Natural hazard event (tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption or other geological hazard) description, image thumbnails, map, links to metadata and details from the NGDC Hazards databases
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Collection of damage and geological images resulting from natural hazards, specifically tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanoes.
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Cite as: National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: 1998 Miyake-Jima, Papua New Guinea). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]

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