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Before and after: Satellite photos of the destruction in Japan

Images from Google show the level of devastation after earthquakes and tsunami

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Fukushima nuclear plant in 2004.

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Fukushima nuclear plant in 2011.

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Ishinomaki in Miyagi in 2007.

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Ishinomaki in Miyagi in 2011.

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Kashima in Minamisoma in 2003.

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Kashima in Minamisoma in 2011.

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Haranomachi in Minamisoma in 2003.

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Haranomachi in Minamisoma in 2011.

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Kashimaku in Minamisoma in 2003.

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Kashimaku in Minamisoma in 2011.

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Yuriage in Natori in 2008.

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Yuriage in Natori in 2011.

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Fujitsuka in Sendai in 2008.

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Fujitsuka in Sendai in 2011.

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Yuriage in Natori in 2008.

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Yuriage in Natori in 2011.

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Yagawahama in Miyagi in 2007.

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Yagawahama in Miyagi in 2011.

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igohama in Miyagi in 2007.

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Iigohama in Miyagi in 2011.

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Sendai airport in 2003.

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Sendai airport in 2011.

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Arahama in Sendai in 2008.

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Arahama in Sendai in 2011.

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