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Damage in Ohfunato, Iwate Pref. (14)

These panoramas are part of the Japan Pano Journalism Project, which aims to document the 2011 Japan Earthquake damage and recovery with 360º panoramic photography. If you are interested in publishing these panoramas in your site / publication, please contact us.

The significant costs of travel, photography, and creation of the blog were provided by Nodal Ninja, Kolor, Pano2VR, and PTGui. Without their support, the Japan Pano Journalism project would not have been possible. We at 360 Cities only have sponsors that we believe in - please visit their sites to learn more about their excellent products.

Special thanks additionally to Bill Bailey of Nodal Ninja for shipping Nodal Ninja pano hardware to Japan at very short notice in order to ensure the maximum possible quality of photography.

Copyright: Akila ninomiya
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Caricate: 05/04/2011
Aggiornato: 04/08/2014
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Tags: 2011; ninomiya; disaster; tsunami; tohoku; iwate
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Seal Pups At Wharariki Beach
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