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A look into a few places around the world which have been deserted for many years.

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Once a major coal mining operation managed by Mitsubishi, Hashima Island, located in Japan, housed 5259 people at first, then grew to a staggering 83, 500 people per square kilometre, making it one ...

Domain: Geography; Category: Countries & Territories

At one time, the tow­n of Centralia, Penn., supported almost 3,000 residents, with stores, churches, hotels and bars. It was a boomtown, established in 1866 and built from the profits of coal mined ...

Domain: Geography; Category: Geography

Beelitz-Heilstätten, a district of the town, is home to a large hospital complex of about 60 buildings including a cogeneration plant erected from 1898 on according to plans of architect Heino ...

Domain: Geography; Category: Geography

Oradour-sur-Glane, France. During World War II, 642 residents were massacred by German soldiers as punishment for the French Resistance. All the women and children were locked in the church while the ...

Domain: Geography; Category: Geography

During World War II, the United Kingdom was facing some serious attacks from the sky, and to help minimize the damage done by the Luftwaffe, British engineer Guy Maunsell developed a clever strategy: ...

Domain: Geography; Category: Geography

Bodie is a California State Park as well as California's Official Ghost Town, used to be a mining, is located between the towns of Bridgeport and Lee Vining off US 395. While 95% of the town's ...

Domain: Geography; Category: Geography

Humberstone Chile was built around the rush to produce sodium nitrate as fertilizer. However, when the American economy went bust during the Great Depression demand dropped and by the time the world ...

Domain: Geography; Category: Geography

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