Annotated photos from Professor Kazuo Konagai

March 21, 2011 by  
Filed under General Information, Geotechnical

Professor Kazuo Konagai of the Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo has returned from a reconnaissance trip March 20 and 21 to the Kitakami inland basin north of Sendai in Iwate Prefecture. To view annotated images from his trip, visit As liquid propane gas (LPG) is available at every open fuel station, he chartered an LPG taxi for about 40,000JPY/day (approximately US$500). He reports that there are signs of recovery, such as food slowly becoming more available at shopping malls and convenience stores.


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