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The 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: Initial Findings from Sumatra

 
Table of Contents

Introduction
Survey Team
Survey and Methods
Tsunami Heights
Inundation
Damage to Structures
Tsunami Sand Deposits
Subsidence
Coastal Response
Photo Gallery
Acknowledgments
Links
Contacts

 
 

Photo Gallery of Northwestern Sumatra,
20-29 January 2005

The map below shows the International Tsunami Survey Team's survey locations in Sumatra between 20 January and 29 January 2005.

The photo gallery takes you on a tour of the northwest coast of Sumatra, documenting the ITST's journey each day from their host home to a new survey location. Photos include scenes from roadways, marketplaces, residential areas, beaches, rivers, and survey locations.

  • January 20, arriving in Banda Aceh
  • January 21, surveying around Banda Aceh
  • January 22, travelling from host home in Banda Aceh to survey site in Lho Nga
  • January 23, survey site in Lampuuk
  • January 24, travelling from host home in Banda Aceh to survey site in Leupueng
  • January 25, travelling from host home in Banda Aceh to the Seaside Resort Hotel survey site, north of Leupueng
  • January 26, travelling from host home in Banda Aceh to Lampuuk golf course survey site
  • January 27, travelling from host home in Banda Aceh to survey site south of Leupueng
  • January 28, helicopter flight from Banda Aceh to Krueng Sabe
  • January 29, last day with host family in Banda Aceh


 

Location of Sumatra study areas

Sumatra survey location map showing study areas.

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