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Friday, January 21, 2005

Did rising sea levels make the tsunami damage worse?

No

In the period from 1955 to 1996, the observed rise in sea levels in the Indian Ocean is 1.75 inches. The maximum onshore height of the recent tsunami appears to have been around 40 feet.

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