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Pre-tsunami Japan: 2010

Matsushima, Miyagi Prefecture

Photographs below show the scenic beauty of the Matsushima waterfront before the tsunami. Post-tsunami satellite images from this locale were obscured by clouds, but a blog post by Jody Bourgeois suggests the Matsushima waterfront locations were most-likely inundated by the tsunami but spared major damage (the shape of the bay probably reduced the impact of the tsunami). [Click photos for larger versions.]

Scenic photo of Matsushima, April 2010. Scenic photo of Matsushima, April 2010.
Scenic photo of Matsushima, April 2010. Scenic photo of Matsushima, April 2010.
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