Hashima Island, or Gunkanshima (meaning “Battleship Island,” so nicknamed for it's nautical shape), was a former coal mining community established in 1887. The mine was shut down in 1974 and the city abandoned. Now it has a new nickname: Ghost Island.
5 islas con complejos totalmente abandonados La isla de Hashima (significa Isla Frontera), comunmente llamada Gunkanjima (que significa Isla Acorazado) es una de las aproximadamente 505 islas deshabitadas en la Prefectura de Nagasaki, a cerca de 15 km de distancia de la mismísima Nagasaki.
端島(軍艦島), Hashima Island, Gunkan-jima (Battleship Island), Japan, fifteen kilometers away from the infamous Nagasaki. This is amazing inspiration for a short story and I can't wait to incorporate it into one.