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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:

Katukurunda

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Trench at Katukurunda showing the tsunami sand deposit about 37 cm thick. Ground elevation is about 0.7 m.
 

Photo in Katukurunda

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