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A: Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb - Ground Zero (5 of 5) by US Army

di Unknown photographer of US Army, 220 metri di distanza

5. HG100-109 photo by U.S. Army / Photographed from the hypocenter area - Shima Hospital / October, 1...

Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb - Ground Zero (5 of 5) by US Army

B: Japan, Hiroshima, A-Dome

di Thomas Blanket, 240 metri di distanza

Japan, Hiroshima, A-Dome

C: Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (1 of 5) by Shigeo Hayashi

di Shigeo Hayashi, 390 metri di distanza

1. RA119-134 photo by Shigeo HAYASHI / Photographed from a watchtower of the Hiroshima Prefectural Co...

Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (1 of 5) by Shigeo Hayashi

D: hirosima shiminkyujyo

di Ayumu Mitani, 400 metri di distanza

取り壊されてしまった市民球場です。

hirosima shiminkyujyo

E: hiroshima baseball stadium

di Ayumu Mitani, 450 metri di distanza

hiroshima baseball stadium

F: Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (3 of 5) by Harbert F Austin Jr

di Harbert F. Austin Jr., 480 metri di distanza

3. K-BMA001-014 photo by Harbert F. Austin Jr. / Photographed from the roof of the Kodo elementary Sc...

Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (3 of 5) by Harbert F Austin Jr

G: Ryokan Sansui, Hiroshima Accommodation

di John Nayler, 800 metri di distanza

Ryokan Sansui, Hiroshima Accommodation

Ryokan Sansui, Hiroshima Accommodation

H: Hiroshima

di ngo hoang duc, 920 metri di distanza

Hiroshima

I: Hiroshima

di ngo hoang duc, 920 metri di distanza

Hiroshima

J: Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (2 of 5) by Shigeo Hayashi

di Shigeo Hayashi, 1.0 km di distanza

2. A723-741 photo by Shigeo HAYASHI / Photographed from the roof of new Chugoku Shimbun building / Oc...

Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (2 of 5) by Shigeo Hayashi

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Japan

Questa è una vista generale di Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.

The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.

They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.

So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.

The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.

I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.

At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)

Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...

Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.

They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.

Text by Steve Smith.

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