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abandoned amusement park

Okpo Land - closed 1999 - Okpo City, Geoje Island, South Korea

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8 eerie, abandoned amusement parks

Abandoned amusement park - Okpo Land, Okpo City, Geoje Island, South Korea Years in operation: ?-1999 Creepy factor: 9 History of Okpo Land, a seriously foreboding abandoned fun park perched atop a hill on South Korea’s tiny Geoje Island, we do know this: The park was shut down in 1999 after a number of fatal accidents, the last when a young girl tragically fell to her death from a ride. Immediately after that incident, the owner of the park disappeared and was never heard from again.

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from MNN - Mother Nature Network

8 eerie, abandoned amusement parks

Although there’s something inherently spooky about abandoned amusement parks, there’s also something beautiful and poetic about them, particularly in the curious way Mother Nature goes about reclaiming landscapes punctuated by idle roller coasters and collapsing funhouses. In some cases, neglected amusement parks have proven to be more photogenic in death than they were in life. Check out these images of eerie, abandoned amusement parks.

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On October 24th, the Netherlands-flagged ALP Centre successfully delivered the semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Equinox to Bergen, Norway almost four months after departing Geoje, South Korea.

On October 24th, the Netherlands-flagged ALP Centre successfully delivered the semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Equinox to Bergen, Norway almost four months after departing Geoje, South Korea.

On October 24th, the Netherlands-flagged ALP Centre successfully delivered the semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Equinox to Bergen, Norway almost four months after departing Geoje, South Korea.

from Condé Nast Traveler

A Guide to Island-Hopping in South Korea

Off the coast of Korea's southern province is the Dadohae Haesang National Park

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