Japan's Coastline Before and After the Tsunami
March 15, 2011
These images show the effects of the tsunami on Japan's coastline. 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 an earthquake and resulting tsunami struck the island nation.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Hazard prevention, Tsunamis, Physical oceanography, Japan, Historic tsunamis, Indian Ocean earthquake