2011 Tsunami: Japan

Japan Tsunami: 20 Unforgettable Pictures
March 11, 2011
www. news.nationalgeographic.com

Wave of Destruction Photograph from Mainichi Shimbun/Reuters A tsunami wave crashes over a street in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture, in northeastern Japan on March 11. Published March 15, 2011

Wave of Destruction
Photograph from Mainichi Shimbun/Reuters
A tsunami wave crashes over a street in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture, in northeastern Japan on March 11.
Published March 15, 2011

Tsunami-Tossed Boat Photograph by Yomiuri Shimbun, AFP/Getty Images A tsunami-tossed boat rests on top of a building amid a sea of debris in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, on March 14. Published March 15, 2011

Tsunami-Tossed Boat
Photograph by Yomiuri Shimbun, AFP/Getty Images
A tsunami-tossed boat rests on top of a building amid a sea of debris in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, on March 14.
Published March 15, 2011

Photograph from European Pressphoto Agency Published March 15, 2011

Photograph from European Pressphoto Agency
Published March 15, 2011

 

Japan earthquake and tsunami: Before and after the cleanup
www.latimes.com
March 7, 2013, 1:16 p.m.

March 11 marks the second anniversary of the massive earthquake and tsunami that pummeled Japan, killing more than 20,000 people. Photographers for AFP/Getty Images and Kyodo News revisited the disaster scenes to show the changes over the last two years. 

Before: The No. 18 Kyotokumaru fishing vessel was swept away from a port in Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture. This is the scene on March 12, 2011. (Kyodo News).  After: March 4, 2013. (Kyodo News)

Before: The No. 18 Kyotokumaru fishing vessel was swept away from a port in Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture. This is the scene on March 12, 2011. (Kyodo News).
After: March 4, 2013. (Kyodo News)

Before: A view of Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, on March 19, 2011. (Kyodo News).  After: March 1, 2013. (Kyodo News)

Before: A view of Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, on March 19, 2011. (Kyodo News).
After: March 1, 2013. (Kyodo News)

Before: Waves breech an embankment in Miyako, Iwate prefecture, on March 11, 2011. (Toru Yamanaka / AFP/Getty Images).  After: Jan. 16, 2012. (Toru Yamanaka / AFP/Getty Images)

Before: Waves breech an embankment in Miyako, Iwate prefecture, on March 11, 2011. (Toru Yamanaka / AFP/Getty Images).
After: Jan. 16, 2012. (Toru Yamanaka / AFP/Getty Images)

Before: Rikuzentakata city, Iwate prefecture, on March 22, 2011. (Toru Yamanaka / AFP/Getty Images)  After: Jan. 15, 2012. (Nicolas Asfouri / AFP/Getty Images)

Before: Rikuzentakata city, Iwate prefecture, on March 22, 2011. (Toru Yamanaka / AFP/Getty Images)
After: Jan. 15, 2012. (Nicolas Asfouri / AFP/Getty Images)

Before: Ofunato, Iwate prefecture, on March 14, 2011. (Toshifumi Kitamura / AFP/Getty Images)  After: Jan. 15, 2012. (Toru Yamanaka / AFP/Getty Images)

Before: Ofunato, Iwate prefecture, on March 14, 2011. (Toshifumi Kitamura / AFP/Getty Images)
After: Jan. 15, 2012. (Toru Yamanaka / AFP/Getty Images)

 

REFERENCE:http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-japan-tsunami-before-after-slider,0,5361679.htmlstory#axzz2j5fLyziJ

REFERENCE: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/pictures/110315-nuclear-reactor-japan-tsunami-earthquake-world-photos-meltdown/#/japan-earthquake-tsunami-nuclear-unforgettable-pictures-victim_33289_600x450.jpg

 

 

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