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

Damage to Structures

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Nearly all the buildings within 500 m of the coast were destroyed at Kalmunai. Photograph courtesy of Phillip Liu, Cornell University.

Photo, building damage at Kalmunai

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