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 Shows First Satellite Photos of Post-Quake Japan
Google has released images from the earthquake and tsunami-devastated regions of Japan, revealing the extent of the tragedy.   (Google and GeoEye)

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. (Read more Japan earthquake stories.)

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