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

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Localized erosion around house in Kalmunai at approximately 220 m from the shoreline. Tsunami water level at this location was 2.3 m. Note the thick tsunami sand deposit.

Photo at Kalmunai
maintained by Laura Zink Torresan
last modified 14 February 2005 (lzt)