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Is there a difference between a Tidal wave and a Tsunami, or are they the samething?
-- Melissa Ruiz (Ruiz@oswego.edu), November 12, 2002
I believe the difference is that Tidal waves are generated by gravitaional pull of the moon and sun on a surface, and Tsunamis are generated by volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and landslides.
-- Angela Barrett (Pangela_5@yahoo.com), November 14, 2002.