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Urban exploration: derelict and abandoned urban, industrial and commercial locations. http://ontarioexploration.com
Curated by Laura Brown
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The Underground City of Seattle

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Probably not too many people know that there is a city under Seattle, in the state of Washington. I didn't know it, until I lived there. I worked in Renton, for a company called Renton Coil Spring Company, way...
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A Whitemud Xmas | urban exploration | sleepycity

A Whitemud Xmas | urban exploration | sleepycity | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Our gracious hosts Nancy Drew and Redux Zero greeted us warmly and accepted our humble dumpster gifts. Its good form to share the loot.
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Vanishing Point

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Maps, photographs and studies of sewers, hydroelectric tunnels and other underground infrastructure in Ontario and further afield.
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Beautiful Underground Photography

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Some people are afraid of being underground, but thankfully some photographers don't fit those shoes, and because of that, we are delivered some great underground photography. Also, I tend to suspect that hipsters love it.
These are some amazing examples of underground photography, man-made or not. Mostly tunnels, but also some natural scenarios, pretty awesome. These were taken by some great photographers, which will love if you paying them a visit


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Urban Exploration - What Is It?

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Urban Exploration, or 'Urbex', is, in short - "The exploration and documentation of the derelict and the abandoned" as explained by Robbie Khan. It has seen a sharp incline in popularity in recent years, especially among photographers.
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ThingsYouWant's comment, August 20, 2011 5:58 AM
Thanks very much for the mention ;).
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Exploring the Eerie Underworld of Belgium's Abandoned Crypts | Environmental Graffiti

Exploring the Eerie Underworld of Belgium's Abandoned Crypts | Environmental Graffiti | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Amazing images of an eerie, long-abandoned crypt, now in decay and left to spiders and the ghosts of the dead...
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Fatbergs | Edible Geography

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London’s flushers have a unique perspective on the patterns and peculiarities of urban digestion—and fascinating as it is, I sense The Guardian’s short video represents just the tip of Rob’s arcane knowledge of the city’s underbelly.

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Under the Bridge | Photo Curios

Under the Bridge | Photo Curios | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

The railway bridge by Grand Sluice is the most northerly of Boston's bridges. I've often wondered how far I'd have to follow the Witham before reaching another. One day I'm planning to walk along the river to find out!

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Subterranean London…Mapped!

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Cold War bunkers, abandoned Tube stations, buried rivers, deep level shelters…London’s concealed features are among its most intriguing. So, in age-old Londonist tradition, we’ve created a map to try and show what a hollow city this is.

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