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Tsunami Damage in Indonesia
Earthquake Spawns Tsunami

** NEW IMAGES FROM MELUABOH **

On December 26, 2004, a tsunami swept across the Indian ocean, spawned by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake off the coast of Sumatra. Indonesia suffered many tsunami casualties, part of the total death toll of over 155,000.

Here we see before and after images of many of the areas of Indonesia hardest hit by the tsunami. Click each image for a larger view.

Meluaboh Overview (Before Tsunami)
Imagery collected May 18, 2004
Description: Area overview before tsunami
Credit: DigitalGlobe
* NEW
Meluaboh Overview
Imagery collected January 7, 2005
Description: Area overview
Credit: DigitalGlobe
* NEW
Banda Aceh Shore (Before Tsunami)
Imagery collected June 23, 2004
Description: Shore detail before tsunami
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh Shore
Imagery collected December 28, 2004
Description: Shore detail
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh City Overview (Before Tsunami)
Imagery collected June 23, 2004
Description: Area overview before tsunami
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh City Overview
Imagery collected December 28, 2004
Description: Area overview
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh Detail Before Debris
Imagery collected June 23, 2004
Description: Area detail before debris
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh Debris Detail
Imagery collected December 28, 2004
Description: Area debris detail
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh Before Flooding
Imagery collected June 23, 2004
Description: Area before flooding
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh Flooding
Imagery collected December 28, 2004
Description: Area detailing flooding from tsunami
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh Northern Shore (Before Tsunami)
Imagery collected June 23, 2004
Description: Shore detail before tsunami
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh Northern Shore
Imagery collected December 28, 2004
Description: Shore detail
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh South Overview (Before Tsunami)
Imagery collected April 12, 2004
Description: South area overview before tsunami
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Banda Aceh South Overview
Imagery collected January 2, 2005
Description: South area overview
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Gleebruk Village (Before Tsunami)
Imagery collected April 12, 2004
Description: Village detail before tsunami
Credit: DigitalGlobe
Gleebruk Village
Imagery collected January 2, 2005
Description: Village detail
Credit: DigitalGlobe

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