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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami – 3rd Anniversary

March 11th, 2014 by Dawn Collings

Honoring the victims and survivors of the earthquake and tsunami which devastated Japan on March 11, 2011.

The Map Collection is displaying maps of Japan.

MAP:

The M9.0 great Tohoku earthquake (northeast Honshu, Japan) of March 11, 2011 /map prepared by U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center ; prepared in cooperation with the Global Seismographic Network.

Call Number: MAP G7961.C55 2011 .U6

Also available online :

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/2011/20110311.php

INTERESTING WEBSITE:

Shows satellite views before and after the tsunami of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant, the Sendai area, and the Iwaki area.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/13/world/asia/satellite-photos-japan-before-and-after-tsunami.html