Gunkanjima – Once the Most Densely Populated Place on Earth is Now Unihabited

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Gunkanjima

Gunkanjima is an island in Nagasaki prefecture. The whole island was purchased by Mitsubishi in 1890 because coal was found under the sea in that area. Gunkanjima (軍艦島) could be translated as “battleship island”; that is because the island shape reminds you of a battleship. (Pics and video)

 

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