Saturday, 20 October 2012

9 Abandoned Islands Where Time Has Stopped

Some islands were used for military purposes, for the construction of individual buildings or for permanent settlements in which people lived for centuries. However, loss of strategic position, natural disasters, nuclear tests or simply wish to live in civilization, led to the abandonment of these islands. This is a list of abandoned islands, where time has stopped, where homes, buildings and streets standing untouched for decades.

1. Hirta, Scotland, UK 


2. Holland Island, Maryland, USA 


3. North Brother Island, New York, USA 


4. Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands 


5. Hashima Island, Japan 


6. Great Blasket Island, Ireland 


7. Stroma, Scotland, UK 


8. Great Isaac Cay, Bahamas 


9. Pollepel Island, New York, USA


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