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Google maps Japan nuclear zone

Screenshot from Google Maps shows the nuclear no-go zone where former residents have been unable to live because of the radiation spewing from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant.

Google maps Japan nuclear zone

Google Street View is giving the world a rare glimpse into Japan’s eerie ghost town, following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami which sparked a nuclear disaster that has left the area uninhabitable. The photo technology pieces together digital images captured by Google's camera-equipped vehicle and allows viewers to take virtual tours of locations around the world.