As the searching continues in Japan for survivors and the deceased, the rural areas hit hard by the tsunami are becoming increasingly more and more difficult for extraction. Searchers estimate they have only covered about 20% of the landscape and it's almost too difficult in some areas for the search teams to reach.

Michael Wines with New York Times reports on location of all the troubles and hopes the search teams are facing in Northeast Japan. Read the article at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/17/world/asia/17bodies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss