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

Importance of Survey:
Importance of Collecting Data Soon after the Tsunami

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Post-tsunami cleanup operations at Matara included creating a landfill in the backbeach to quickly dispose of the debris.
 

Photo of landfill in Matara

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