Gunkanjima Television

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UploadedFebruary 20, 2007
TakenApril 30, 2006
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D200
Exposure1/6 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length24 mm
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Gunkanjima is the nickname for a ghost island off the coast of Japan in Nagasaki Prefecture. The island was nicknamed Gunkanjima because the its silhouette looks like a giant battleship. (Gunkanjima means "Warship Island" in Japanese). The small island was once the most densely populated areas in the world and Mitsubishi ran it as a coal mining town. In the early 1970's, when Japan switched away from coal to natural gas, the coal mines were shut down and the island has been abandoned ever since

In the Ghosts of Gunkanjima photo essay.

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  • Tom Turley

    Tom Turley (Deleted) said (31 Aug 2007):

    truly fantastic image!

  • Ben Thomas

    Ben Thomas gave props (1 Jan 2009):

    very cool pic

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