Hashima Island (also known as Battleship Island) is located about 9 miles off the coast of Japan, the island was known for its undersea coal mines and was open from 1887 to 1974.

During the islands peak years the population was over 5,200 people, however, when the mine finally closed the people left and the island has remained abandoned ever since. The island was also the inspiration behind the villains lair in the James Bond movie Skyfall.

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The Abandoned Japanese Island Of Hashima

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