National Geographic : 1923 Oct
©E.M. Newman BIRD'S-EYE VIEW OF MIYANOSHITA, JAPAN This Japanese town, which was noted throughout the Hakone district because of its excellent hotel accommodations, fresh air, and beautiful scenery, lay in a wide, level tract in the valley of the Haya-kawa, 1,223 feet above sea-level. A partofthis city was thrown down aprecipice during the great earthquake. Many of the members of the diplomatic corps and foreign residents in Japan were at summer resorts inthe Hakone district at the time of the Tokyo-Yokohama disaster.