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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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Tsunami deposit approximately 70 m inland from the shoreline. The deposit is approximately 11 cm thick and composed of multiple layers. The pre-tsunami soil is the darker layer in the bottom part of the photograph.

Photo in Mankerni

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last modified 2005