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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:

Mankerni

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Tsunami erosion caused up to 20 m of coastal retreat at Mankerni. The beach is recovering, indicated by the new berm being formed by wind-geneated waves and tides (right of the photograph).
 

Photo in Mankerni

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