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Halape immediately after 1975 earthquake
Photograph by P.W. Lipman on December 2, 1975

Halape twelve years after 1975 earthquake
Photograph by S.R. Brantley in January 1987

TOP: Three days after the 1975 earthquake, the submerged coconut grove and the high strand line of the accompanying tsunami (grass-free area in next to red backpack) were clearly visible.

BOTTOM: Only a few trunks of palms from the coconut grove were standing about a decade after the 1975 earthquake.


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