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

Tsunami Sand Deposits

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Sand and debris transported by the tsunami into the Post Office at Kalmunai. Outside the Post Office, there was localized erosion nearby and thick (>10 cm) sand deposits.
 

Photo, sand inside Kalmunai Post Office

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