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location of Ryori.
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Pre-tsunami Japan: 2010

Ryori, Iwate Prefecture

Ryori Bay was impacted by the 1896 Meiji-Sanriku Tsunami that reached a runup of 38 m as the tsunami inundated a mountain pass (see photo, below, of the sign posted at this mountain pass). Aerial photos courtesy of Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI).

Aerial photo of Ryori, courtesy of GSI. Photo of a sign posted in Ryori at a mountain pass.

Photo of a mountain pass in Ryori.

 

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