Google Shows First Satellite Photos of Post-Quake Japan

Before-and-after views show extent of damage
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 13, 2011 5:28 AM CDT
Google has released images from the earthquake and tsunami-devastated regions of Japan, revealing the extent of the tragedy.   (Google and GeoEye)

(Newser) – Google yesterday released its first satellite pictures of Japan taken since Friday's quake, revealing in stark detail before-and-after views of Kamaishi, maps indicating which roads remain passable, and other images of the massive devastation. Google also set up a Picasa gallery full of before-and-after images from around the northeast region of Japan. For more information, see the LA Times story.

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