Human World

Japan’s coastline before and after the tsunami

These images taken with NASA satellites show the effects of the March 11, 2011 tsunami on the coastline of the island nation of Japan.

Image Credit: NASA

The image on the left was taken on Sept. 5, 2010. The image on the right was taken on March 12, 2011, one day after the 8.9-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami struck Japan.

Posted 
March 14, 2011
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Human World

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