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Earthquake-damaged Wuchang temple 武昌宮

921 Earthquake 九二一大地震

The catastrophic 921 Earthquake 中文 struck Taiwan 台灣 on September 21st, 1999, killing and injuring thousands, destroying innumerable buildings, and reshaping entire landscapes. Emanating from an epicenter on the Chelungpu Fault 車籠埔斷層 in Jiji, Nantou, its effects were felt all around central Taiwan. Numerous memorials and reminders of the disaster remain, several of which have been documented here.

Mar 2018

Lingxiao Temple 凌霄殿

Mar 2018

Kezikeng New Community 柯子坑新社區

Sep 2017
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Yixin Vocational High School 益新工商職業學校

Aug 2016
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Huangxi Academy 磺溪書院

Jun 2016

Daodong Academy 道東書院

Jun 2016

Red Lanterns Glowing in the Night

Nov 2015
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Shuili Snake Kiln 水里蛇窯

Aug 2015

921 Earthquake Museum 九二一地震教育園區

Oct 2014

Nantou’s Misty Lotus Forest 忘憂森林

Sep 2014
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Golden Empire Building 黃金帝國大樓

Aug 2014
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Wuchang Temple 武昌宮