Satellite Images Show the Extent of Haiti's Devastation

By Eliza Strickland | January 14, 2010 6:30 pm
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Google Maps has provided before and after photos of Port-au-Prince taken by its satellites. Google says it hopes the images will help aid organizations involved in the relief effort. This “before” shot shows a neat layout of city streets and buildings, many of which were destroyed by the quake. Poor construction throughout the city caused many buildings to collapse.

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