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Hashima Island (postcard view) | by kumi kuhr
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Hashima Island (postcard view)

Also nicknamed Gunkanjima (Battleship Island) this was once the most densely populated island in the world.

 

Excellent video history: www.youtube.com/watch?gl=GB&v=fp97FUlSdqI

 

wikiHistory: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashima_Island

 

Postcard image copyright Takeshita Ryubundo Co Ltd (Nagasaki), print number F-63.

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Taken on September 27, 2009