Sea Walls of Japan

satellite image showing walls built to stop water into city

Detailed Description

An earthquake and tsunami in March of 2011 leveled cities and left 18,000 people dead along the east coast of Japan.

The government responded with a plan to build hundreds of sea walls in hopes of protecting coastal communities from future disasters.

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Image Dimensions: 1200 x 331

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Lat / Long: 39.007076000000 / 141.632712000000

Location Taken: JP

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