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Urban exploration: derelict and abandoned urban, industrial and commercial locations. http://ontarioexploration.com
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HowStuffWorks "Five Modern Abandoned Cities"

HowStuffWorks "Five Modern Abandoned Cities" | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Abandoned cities are haunting sights: Entire populations uproot, move on and leave behind ghost towns. Read about abandoned cities and their demises.
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French Ghost Village

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"When Paris-CDG airport opened in 1972, it just so happened that Goussainville-Vieux Pays was exactly under the flightpath. The noise was so unbearable that most people left and today, only a few diehards — including, amazingly, a farmer — now remain. The airport authorities, however, were forced by decree to buy the houses and, theoretically, look after them as the village centre is considered a historical monument, because of the church which dates mostly from 1559."

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Chernobyl, Pripyat and Kiev… | Long Road to Nowhere

Chernobyl, Pripyat and Kiev… | Long Road to Nowhere | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Within the spread was an interview with a photographer in which he indicated a sort of Holy Grail for dereliction photography – the abandoned city of Pripyat, in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that blew up ...
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