Kamaishi

Kamaishi

 

a city and port of Japan, in the northeastern part of the island of Honshu, in Iwate prefecture. Population, 73,000 (1970). The port of Kamaishi occupies first place in the freight turnover of the economic region of Tohoku. It is the center of the country’s principal iron-ore basin (approximately one-half of Japan’s iron ore), which is located 15 km west of the city of Kamaishi. There is a large metallurgical enterprise in the city as well as knitted-goods and fish-canning enterprises. Kamaishi is the fishing center of northern Honshu. [11–709^]

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Members of the Japan Self Defence force walk through the snow-covered ruins of Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, days after the area was devastated by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami March 16, 2011.
The 6.2-magnitude tremor struck 175 miles from Kamaishi, in northern Japan, the American scientific agency said.
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As a result, while the number of casualties was 1,000 in Kamaishi and Kesennuma, only 5 out of 3,244 children and 12 out of 6,054 students, respectively, were victims of 3.11.
The 6ft 6ins star was playing for Kamaishi Seawaves in Japan in 2011 when the city was hit by a huge earthquake and tsunami.
Figure 1 illustrates a typical example of tsunami survey in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture in which the survey team measured the inundated tsunami level at 14.1m T.P.
TOKYO, Apr 23, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Houraikan Ltd., which runs "Horaikan", a local inn in Kamaishi City in Iwate Prefecture, Northern Japan, welcomes guests to enjoy its new hotel wing, scheduled for opening on April 25.
Following widespread devastation caused to the industry by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, QFF responded by granting the funds for the construction of a new facility in Kamaishi City, allowing fishermen to use advanced freezing technologies in storing and transporting their valuable seafood products.