Tsunami deposit

A man crouches near a small trench dug into sand and he is pointing with a trowel to show the contact with pre-tsunami debris.

Detailed Description

Sediment carried by a tsunami wave leaves very distinct characteristics and a clear delineation between tsunami sediment and the pre-tsunami soil.

Details

Image Dimensions: 312 x 232

Location Taken: PG

Credits

Bruce Jaffe and Guy Gelfenbaum, USGS