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Japan - Before & After The Tsunami...

Just drag your mouse cursor over the photos to see a satellite image of the devastation.

ABC News - Japan Earthquake: before and after

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Ironic that people all over the world gravitate to living near the coastline, when there isn't a single coastline that will be there forever (erosion, tsunami, hurricane, rising ocean levels).

Honestly, one of the reasons we've decided to invest in the boat like it was a second home, is its adaptability to changing oceanfront property (assuming we aren't caught in a natural disaster itself). We have friends whose beach property is seriously threatened by erosion alone. A direct hit by a hurricane, not to mentioned tsunami, would wipe out the land itself, not just the house.
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Thanks for posting. It really shows the power and immensity of Mother Nature.
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Remarkable pictures...thanks.

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I'd heard of this site... thanks for the link. Man's efforts are obviously a temporary thing when Mother Nature has a mind to make it so....
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