Banda Aceh's missing shoreline

DigitalGlobe has captured many before and after aerial views of various parts of the Asian tsunami devastation. But the hardest hit was Banda Aceh, and these particular images of the shoreline are shockingly vivid in their portrayal of the homes and families that disappeared in a heartbeat, with no chance of escape.



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June 23
Banda Aceh original shoreline June 23, 2004
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December 28

Banda Aceh missing shoreline December 28, 2004
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To view other before and after images of what was affected by the tsunami, visit DigitalGlobe's website.