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Tidal waves are caused by the gravitational pull of the sun and moon on the Earth. The moon's gravitational pull has a greater influence on Earth because it is closer. The moon creates a bulge in the ocean on the side of... More »

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Tidal waves are shallow water waves caused by the gravitational interactions from the sun, moon and Earth, and tsunamis are large ocean waves triggered by volcanic eruptions, landslides and large earthquakes under the oc... More »

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Tidal waves are caused by the gravitational fields of the sun, the moon and the earth. A tidal wave is a small, regularly occurring wave caused by the shifting of the tide. More »

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Tidal waves are caused by the gravitational fields of the sun, the moon and the earth. A tidal wave is a small, regularly occurring wave caused by the shifting of the tide. More »

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The daily tidal range is greatest at the new moon and full moon, when the tidal pulls of the moon and sun are in phase with each other. This phenomenon is called a spring tide and is strongest when it coincides with the ... More »

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Tidal waves are shallow water waves caused by the gravitational interactions from the sun, moon and Earth, and tsunamis are large ocean waves triggered by volcanic eruptions, landslides and large earthquakes under the oc... More »

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