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Code RA-166
Photographer Shigeo Hayashi
Contributor Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Location Koi, Kusatsu areas
Distance from hypocenter (m)
Caption Radioactive substances on a roof
Location: Koi-machi (now, Koi-ue)
Distance from hypocenter: approx. 3,700m
Team members climbed on a roof in Koi-machi to collect soil and mud for samples to measure residual radiation. They looked for gutters, cracks between roof tiles, or anywhere they might find a puddle of water.

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