50 Replies to “Contest #172”

  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. 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.

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

  4. 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”

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. 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.

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

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