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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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View looking inland at Mankerni, approximately 75 m from the shoreline. Debris covers a tsunami deposit on the ground. A fishing net and gouge marks on the tree in the center of the photograph indicate the water depth of the tsunami was more than 2.5 m at this location.

Photo in Mankerni

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