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Arop School in Papua New Guinea

October 1998 (approx.)

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Figure 2: Location of the Arop School transect. Tsunami sand deposited across the coastal plain is a lighter color where it is not buried by a thin layer of mud. The July 17, 1998 tsunami deposited sand more than 650 m inland. Tsunami sand was found on the Arop Community School field (located between buildings shown at the top of the photo).


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