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World Tsunami Awareness Day

World Tsunami Awareness Day

“Tsunami” is a Japanese word, 津波, which means “harbor wave”. A is a giant destructive wave, caused by an immense disturbance in the ocean. The causes are most often a volcanic eruption or an undersea earthquake.  

Miners’ Day

Miners’ Day was created in 2009when the United States Senate approved the resolution for this holiday by the Miners’ Day Memorial Association of West Virginia.