Gallery: Google Launches Haunting Street View of Fukushima Exclusion Zo...


A little over two years since a devastating earthquake struck Japan and triggered the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Google has collaborated with the town of Namie-machi, which sits inside the Fukushima Prefecture, to produce haunting Street View images of the stricken area. In a guest post on Google’s blog, Namie-machi Mayor Tamotsu Baba explains that the town has remained untouched since the disaster, and its 21,000 residents unable to return due to high levels of radiation.

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  1. Kelvin Ng March 29, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Google has done something good this time. It has helped expose the lies made by the Japanese government about the recovery made by the 11/3 disaster victims and the affected areas. It has also exposed the incompetence of the whole of the government machinery in the re-construction effort. Sadly, it has also revealed the continued plight of the disaster victims who have been left standing in the lurch by the Japanese government and the rest of Japan for more than two years now.

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