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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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Bulldozers and front-end loaders had redistributed the rubble and cleaned up much of the debris in some areas of Sri Lanka visited by the survey teams.

Photo in Hikkaduwa
maintained by Laura Zink Torresan
last modified 14 February 2005 (lzt)