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The flooded Higashi-Matsushima Airport, near Sendai



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The flooded Higashi-Matsushima Airport, near Sendai
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This radar image, obtained with the German Earth-observation satellite TerraSAR-X on 12 March 2011 at 21:43 CET, shows the effect of the tsunami on Higashi-Matsushima Airport and the port of Ishinomaki in the Sendai region on the east coast of Japan. The blue areas indicate flooding; the magenta-coloured areas reveal the extent of the destruction.
Credit: DLR