!–> For a more thorough overview of this summary, see HERE, https://allegedlyapparent.wordpress.com/2011/09/30/extended-fukushima-fallout-maps-sept-29-mext-release-fukushima-vs-chernobyl-2/
In one Image: By request, the MEXT map for Cesium-137 from the Fukushima-Daiichi NPP nuclear disaster
+ the key to “translate” this map into one using the colors of the UNEP fallout map for Cesium-137 over Europe, due to the 1986 Chornobyl* nuclear accident
+ what the MEXT map would look like, by approximation, if it were presented in UNEP colors.
–> this 3-pieces-together jpeg at higher resolution:
SOURCES for maps and data LISTED on my commemerative March 11 blogpost (Part 2), HERE (or click on image above).
–> For comparison with Chornobyl: The above right-side MEXT map in UNEP colors for Cs-137 inserted at approximately the same distance scale into the UNEP map for Cs-137 for Europe (post-Chornobyl, 1986) – Keep in mind 81% of fallout fell outside Japan, mostly into the Pacific Ocean:
* I sometimes use the Ukrainian-preferred spelling for the Russian-sounding Chernobyl. (Although Russia and Belarus were hardest hit with fallout, Chornobyl itself is located in the Ukraine).