Here’s a Picasa gallery showing Google satellite imagery of various locations in Japan before and after the 2011 Sendai earthquake and tsunami. It’s a pretty startling birds-eye-view of how devastating the tsunami actually was.
Japan (via Boing Boing)
Powerful images. It’s humbling to see the forces of nature in the dichotomy between these images. thank you so much for sharing these with the community.
This interactive set (you can slide a shutter from side to side to see the before and after) from NYTimes is incredibly sobering: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/13/world/asia/satellite-photos-japan-before-and-after-tsunami.html