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The December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: Initial Findings on Tsunami Sand Deposits, Damage, and Inundation in Sri Lanka

Survey Site Locations and Photos:

Kalmunai 2

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Road eroded by the tsunami at Kalmunai. The road is approximately 100 m from the shoreline. Tsunami-induced erosion was commonly observed at the edges of roads and at the base of structures.
 

Photo in Kalmunai

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