City view and harbourside expressway, Kobe, Japan 1999

Childs, Iraphne R. (1999) City view and harbourside expressway, Kobe, Japan 1999. [Image]

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The city of Kobe has very little flat land, being situated on a narrow coastal plain between the Rokko mountains (seen here in the background) and Osaka Bay. The expressway, in the foreground of this image, runs along the harbour waterfront and has since been upgraded into a 2-storey highway. This part of Kobe was severely damaged in the 1995 earthquake, but has since been rebuilt. This image is a view of the passenger terminal, harbourside 2-storey expressway and one of the new high-rise residential towers with helipad on roof built since the 1995 earthquake.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: Japanese; cities; expressways
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:07
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:39
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
CountryState or RegionCity or TownPlace
JapanHyogo PrefectureKobeKobe harbourside expressway
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