National Geographic : 1942 Aug
Unknown Japan Hamilton from Three Lions Jap Youngsters Bow before the Sacred Bridge Leading to the Imperial Palace The public may enter the royal enclosure in the heart of Tokyo, and go this far but no farther. What Part of a Building Is Most Vulnerable to an Earthquake? Dr. Taniguchi stands beside his invention, which gives the answer. It is an oscillating model of the skeleton of the Marunouchi Building in Tokyo, equipped with instruments which show the exact amount of strain at every point (page 239). Japan averages four earthquakes a day, one severe earthquake every 30 months, and one disastrous shock every generation.