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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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The tsunami deposit at Kalmunai is 12 cm thick and is made up of multiple layers. The brown sandy soil at the bottom of the photograph is pre-tsunami sediment.
 

Photo in Kalmunai

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