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- Wavelength for Tsunami is 200 km and velocity is 800 km/hour. What is crest to crest velocity?

A tsunami traveling in deep ocean.

So suppose a tsunami with 200km wavelength is traveling at 800km/hr. Given these are are transverse waves. How is the crest to crest velocity calculated ? For above: 200km/800km/hr would the elapsed time (period) be 15 minutes between passing crests. So there is a crest, then 15 minutes later and 200 km farther there is another crest, correct ?

So suppose a tsunami with 200km wavelength is traveling at 800km/hr. Given these are are transverse waves. How is the crest to crest velocity calculated ? For above: 200km/800km/hr would the elapsed time (period) be 15 minutes between passing crests. So there is a crest, then 15 minutes later and 200 km farther there is another crest, correct ?

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