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Dramatic Unseen Footage Of Japanese Tsunami
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=eUdGfplrbKU#! ^

Posted on 12/27/2011 2:57:43 PM PST by navysealdad

Previously unseen footage taken from a car's onboard camera has been recovered, and shows the moment the Japanese tsunami hits a busy highway and the ensuing chaos that follows.

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: fukushima; tsunami

1 posted on 12/27/2011 2:57:49 PM PST by navysealdad
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To: navysealdad

At 33 seconds the guy goes back to close the car door.

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However, of course, though, this is incredibly sad, tragic footage.


2 posted on 12/27/2011 3:08:39 PM PST by library user (I%2Bwant%2Bmy%2Bheadstone%2Bto%2Bread%253A%2B%2522He%2Bdied%2Bwhile%2Bdoing%2Bwhat%2Bhe%2Benjoyed%2B)
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To: navysealdad

Wow,
Pretty dramatic.
Good job navysealdad


3 posted on 12/27/2011 3:11:52 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: navysealdad

Wow. His passivity worked for him this time, but it’s easy to see how such events could kill millions of people who took the same, “wait and see” attitude, if it had hit a more densely populated place. How many cars turned to coffins?


4 posted on 12/27/2011 3:13:48 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: navysealdad

Earlier thread with additional detail:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2818362/posts

The guy in the car filming the video made it out okay.


5 posted on 12/27/2011 3:13:48 PM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: navysealdad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3-E4lA0jwc

This is one of the tougher videos that I have seen. This video shows the absolute destruction of an entire town as viewed from a nearby hill.


6 posted on 12/27/2011 3:15:49 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: coloradan

Toughest story I heard is when a mother after the waves subsided found the school bus with her kid and other students in it. The entire busload of kids with driver drowned.


7 posted on 12/27/2011 4:00:22 PM PST by Fee
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To: navysealdad
Lots of horrific pics and links to videos at this link:


THE GREAT JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 2011

8 posted on 12/27/2011 4:08:22 PM PST by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: navysealdad

WOW! Thanks for posting, navysealdad.


9 posted on 12/27/2011 4:47:24 PM PST by PGalt
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To: chris37
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3-E4lA0jwc

This is one of the tougher videos that I have seen. This video shows the absolute destruction of an entire town as viewed from a nearby hill.

Yeah, strange, isn't it, that the town buildings look to be in fine condition, even though they are made of brick, plaster, wood and tile, and have just supposedly suffered a 9.0 earthquake? The tsunami wipes them out, but that hit after the earthquake. Also, people are driving along pefect roads that should have been destroyed by such a massive quake, and completely unaware that anything is amiss, right up until the water hits.

Which is just my way of saying, WHAT 9.0 earthquake?


10 posted on 12/27/2011 10:51:56 PM PST by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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To: Talisker

As far as I know, the quake occurred out in the water under the sea bed.

Not every town would be affected in such a way as to destroy it by the quake alone.

Tsunamis can travel a tremendous distance while dissipating almost none of its original energy.


11 posted on 12/27/2011 11:45:36 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Talisker

This should answer your question.

12 posted on 12/27/2011 11:48:38 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: navysealdad

Dayyyyyyyamn.


13 posted on 12/27/2011 11:54:25 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Talisker
Yeah, strange, isn't it, that the town buildings look to be in fine condition, even though they are made of brick, plaster, wood and tile, and have just supposedly suffered a 9.0 earthquake?

Part of the answer has to do with the subsurface that the town was built upon. Sometimes there can be a piece of land that 'floats' in an earthquake so the structures do not get shaken back and forth but instead experience a rolling-wave motion. This is a lot less destructive but its occurrence depends totally upon the unique factors that can be totally non-reproducible.

14 posted on 12/28/2011 5:47:03 AM PST by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existance!)
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To: navysealdad

I have a couple of questions. Why do the cars go nose down into the water? Is it because of the weight of the engines? Why do the windshield wipers keep going? I would think it would all short out in the water. For me, this was really tragic, but compelling to watch.


15 posted on 12/28/2011 6:00:44 AM PST by Ray'sBeth
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