• Figure 3.4. A massive seawall was built at Tarō following the 1933 Shōwa Sanriku Tsunami, but it was insufficient to stop the tsunami caused by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.

Tarō seawall

From The Era of Great Disasters: Japan and Its Three Major Earthquakes by Makoto Iokibe; Translated by Tony Gonzalez

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