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By Gerald T. Hebenstreit

ISBN-10: 0792348117

ISBN-13: 9780792348115

The promontory of Gargano within the southern Adriatic Sea represents the most fascinating Italian coastal zones subjected to tsunami danger. determine l. a. offers the geographical map of Italy; with a field embracing the sector of Gargano; information of that sector are in flip sketched in determine lb. end result of the incompleteness of the earthquake and tsunami catalogues, no reviews on tsunamis during this region can be found sooner than 1600 advert. The Gargano occasions were lately revised on the way to identify their reliability and to realize the phenomenological reconstruction of the tsunamis (Guidoboni and Tinti, 1987 and 1988; Tinti et. al. , 1995). This paintings matches the final objective of assessing tsunami probability alongside the Italian coasts and represents a continuation of a prior learn, the place the 1st quantitative description of the 1627 tsunami from a numerical modeling point of view was once played (Tinti and Piatanesi, 1996). The earthquake came about on 30 July 1627 approximately mid-day and used to be by means of 4 huge aftershocks. It claimed greater than 5,000 sufferers and destroyed thoroughly a variety of villages within the northern Gargano region, with the main critical harm positioned among S. Severo and Lesina. The earthquake excited a tsunami with the main awesome results in proximity of the Lesina Lake the place the main trustworthy modern chronicles file approximately an preliminary sea water withdrawal of approximately 2 miles and a next penetration inland.

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