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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:

Telwatte

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A TV set and toilet are among the rubble at Perelyga, northwest of Telwatte, where a train was hit broadside by the tsunami killing all aboard.
 

Photo, train wreck in Perelyga

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