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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:

Ibral Nagar Nalaveli

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Surveying topography at Ibral Nagar Nalalevi using a hand level.  The vertical datum for the surveys was sea level at the time of the survey.  This datum was corrected once back in the office to both a tidal datum and sea level at the time the tsunami hit Sri Lanka.
 

Photo, surveying topographic profile

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