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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 deposit approximately 140 m from the shoreline. The deposit is between 0.5 and 1.5 cm thick. Note the root sticking out of the pre-tsunami soil.
 

Photo in Mankerni

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