The blog, Geo-Located Minneapolis, says Google Earth has released new imagery from above and it clearly shows the path of last year’s tornado through north Minneapolis.
Find plenty more images at the blog.
A check of Google Earth shows the same — though slightly fainter — scar across Joplin, Missouri, where a tornado struck on the same day.
If you have Google Earth, zoom in on Joplin for the full effect.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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