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Contest #172

January 7th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 50 comments

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  1. Hashima island, once the place on Earth with the highest density of population. Japan. Now left to decay.

    it’s a kind of maritime counterpart of those ghost town in the atacama desert in Chile.

  2. Hashima Island, Japan, near Nagasaki. Also known as Battleship Island.

  3. Gunkanjima (Battleship Island), an abandoned coal mining island, SW of Nagasaki, Japan

  4. Hashima Island, Japan, 32° 37? 40? N, 129° 44? 18? E, abandonned coal mine.

  5. Ghost town on Hashima (Gunkanjima) Island, Japan

  6. Gunkanjima or Hashima (Battleship Island) off the coast of Japan near Nagasaki.

  7. Gunkanjima or “Battleship Island”, a now-abandoned former coal mining facility in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Also known as Ghost Island, and is a weird tourist attraction.

  8. Gunkanjima, Hashima or Battleship Island, located to the southwest of Nagasaki, Japan. 32 37N 129 44E.

  9. Hashima Island, Japan aka Battleship Island, aka Ghost Island. A former coal mining facility off the coast near Nagasaki. Seen in the “Life after People” show titled “The Bodies Left Behind”

  10. Hashima Island, Nagasaki

  11. Hashima Island, Japan

  12. Hashima Island, Japan

  13. Alcatraz, San Francisco, California

  14. Gunkanjima Island, Japan

  15. Gunkanjima (Battleship Island)an abandoned coal mining site.
    Nr Nagasaki, Japan
    Approx 32.627N 129.738E

  16. Hashima Island Japan

  17. Hashima – The island’s nickname came from its apparent resemblance to the Japanese battleship Tosa due to its high seawalls. It also is known as the Ghost Island.~wikipedia
    Thanks! This was fun to learn about.

  18. Hashima Island / Gunkanjima (Battleship Island), Japan

  19. Gunkanjima, A “forbidden” island in Japan

  20. Alcatraz?

  21. Hashima near Nagasaki Japan.

  22. Hashima Island

  23. This is Hashima, island off Nagasaki-Ken in Japan

  24. Gunkanjima Island, Japan (aka Battleship Island) Destroyed by Godzilla in 1972.

  25. Hashima Island or Gunkanjima
    “Battleship Island”

  26. Gunkanjima, Japan, a.k.a. “Battleship Island” since it looks like a battelship from the water. Island was a site for coal miners, but was abandoned in 1974.

    32.619788, 129.739560

  27. Gunkan Jima island, in Japan

  28. Hashima Island, Japan

  29. Hashima Island, near Nagasaki Japan.

    32° 37? 40? N, 129° 44? 18? E

    I’d heard of this place years ago but my extremely vague recollections helped only a little bit, if at all. This one was challenging and fun.

  30. Gunkanjima – every urban explorer’s dream. A deserted island of concrete ruins slowly crumbling away off the West coast of Japan

  31. Hashima Island, Japan

  32. Hashima(aka Gunkanjima=battleship Island), Japan

  33. Hashima Island (Gunkanjima) – Western Japan.

  34. Gunkanjima, or “Battleship Island”, Japan (officially called Hashima, Japan)


  35. Gunkanjima Island Japan (Hashima Island) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashima_Island

  36. Hashima Island (Battleship Island)

    Near Nagasaki in Japan

  37. Hashima Island (Gunkanjima), Japan

  38. This is the abandoned island of Hashima, just off the coast from Nagasaki in Japan.

  39. Hashima Island (Gunkanjima)
    Southwest Japan
    32 37′ N
    129 44′ E

  40. alcatraz island

  41. Hashima Island in Japan.
    Found on google maps by searching for Hashima, Japan.

  42. Hashima Island, Japan

  43. Gunkajima Island Japan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashima_Island

  44. Gunkan-jima
    Nagasaki (Japan)

  45. Gunkanjima Island, Japan

  46. Also known as Hashima Island.

  47. Hashima (Battleship) Island, Japan

  48. Hashima Island off Japan

  49. Hashima Island, Japan (also known as Gunkanjima).

  50. Hashima Island (Battleship Island), Japan

    (32.627778, 129.738333)