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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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Preparing a trench before taking sediment samples for grain-size analysis, microfossil content, mineralogy, and chemistry.  Photograph courtesy of Bretwood Higman, University of Washington.

Photo, preparing trench

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