Gunkanjima, Deserted and Forgotten Island in Japan

This island is one of 505 uninhabited islands in Nagasaki Japanese administration area, about 15 kilometers from Nagasaki. The island is known as “Gunkan Jima” or the island of warships. In the year 1890 a company (Mitsubishi) bought the island and began a project to retrieve coal from the seabed around the island. In 1916 [...]