A sightseeing boat sits on a building in Otsuchi, Iwate prefecture, northeastern Japan, on April 6, 2011, after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with the boat gone as photographed on June 3, 2011.

Vehicles park on the ground of a junior high school serving a refugee center in Rikuzentakata, Iwata prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 19, 2011, days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, left, and the same area, right, with temporary houses are set up for survivors as photographed on June 3, 2011.

In this combo of two panoramic photos, debris of houses swept away by tsunami are left untouched March 15, 2011, top, while some buildings stand in the same area almost cleaned up June 3, 2011 in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture.

An overturned car sits on the rooftop of a damaged building after being swept away by tsunami March 18, 2011, left, and the car still stays in the same position on the building while its surrounding area is almost cleaned up June 3, 2011 in Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture.

Damaged houses stand amid debris swept away by tsunami March 23, 2011, top, while those debris are almost cleared in the same area June 3, 2011 in Miyako, Iwate Prefecture.

Tsunami waves surge over a residential area March 11, 2011, top, and power shovels are in reconstruction work in the same area June 3, 2011 in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture.

A burnt pickup truck lies among debris swept away by tsunami March 13, 2011, top, and marguerites are in bloom along a cleared street corner in the same area June 3, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture.

A damaged house stands in a flooded residential area March 20, 2011, left, and the sun shines over the same area June 3, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture.

Damaged cars are submerged in flooded residential area with other debris swept away by tsunami March 12, 2011, left, while a car goes by a cleared street in the same area June 3, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture.

Tsunami survivors walk with plastic containers and kettles to carry drinking water through a street blocked by a fallen tank and other debris March 14, 2011, top, and only one damaged house, center, stands along the same street June 3, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture.

A ship swept away by tsunami lies among other debris March 12, 2011, left, while a man on a bicycle pedals past a pedestrian on the same road June 4, 2011 in Miyako, Iwate Prefecture.

A group of firefighters head for a rescue operation March 13, 2011, top, while a truck goes by the same road lined with electric poles June 6, 2011 in Minamisanriku, Miyagi Prefecture.

Damaged houses stand amid debris swept away by tsunami March 23, 2011, top, while those debris are almost cleared in the same area June 3, 2011 in Miyako, Iwate Prefecture.

A TV antenna leans near a stone statue of the guardian deity of children sitting among the debris in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 24, 2011, days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with the debris cleared and the statue wearing a new red cap as photographed on June 4, 2011.

A tsunami-beached ship lies among debris in Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 13, 2011, days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with the ship remained there as photographed on June 3, 2011.

A sea coast is filled with destroyed houses and debris at Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 12, 2011, one day after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with the houses and debris cleared as photographed on June 3, 2011.

A shinto torii, or gateway, leading to Kozuchi shrine stands among the debris in Otsuchi, Iwate prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 14, 2011, days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with the debris almost cleared as photographed on June 3, 2011.

Fire engines park among the debris as a search for missing people goes on in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 18, 2011, days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with the debris almost cleared as photographed on June 6, 2011.

People walk along Prefectural Highway 30 sandwiched by floodwaters in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 24, 2011, after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with an earth mover goes on reconstruction work as photographed on June 4, 2011.

Destroyed houses and debris fill a parking lot of a shopping center in Otsuchi, Iwate prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 13, 2011, two days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with the houses and debris cleared as photographed on June 3, 2011.

Debris are piled up by damaged buildings in Ofunato, Iwate prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 13, 2011, days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with several houses demolished as photographed on June 3, 2011.

Buildings are surrounded by debris in Onagawa, Miyagi prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 16, 2011, days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, top, and the same area, bottom, with the debris almost cleared as photographed on June 3, 2011.

Residents wait for rescuers on the balcony of the debris-dangling house in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 12, 2011, one day after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area, left, and the same building, right, with the debris almost cleared as photographed on June 3, 2011.

A ship swept away by tsunami sits amid debris-covered residential area March 15, 2011, top, while the ship stays in the same position in the area almost cleaned up June 3, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture.

Rescue workers search for tsunami survivors amid debris as ships swept away by tsunami sit aground in a residential area March 14, 2011, top, while the ships stay in the same position in the area almost unchanged June 3, 2011 in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Prefecture.

A ship swept away by tsunami sits amid debris-covered residential area March 12, 2011, left, while the ship stays in the same position in the area getting cleaned up June 3, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture.