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Panoramic image shows the damage in Kesennuma, Japan

Robert Hood says: This is the first of what we hope are several panoramic images we'll be publishing over the next few days. This image technology is uniquely suited to showing the devastation in Japan.

This panoramic photo, made on March 15, shows the devastating damage done by the huge earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, a fishing town facing the Pacific Ocean in northeastern Japan. (Sankei Shimbun / MSN Japan)

See more visual coverage of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan in our slideshow.