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Gunkanjima – Battleship Island


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  1. By Gunkanjima: Battleship Island | Blog SDN on February 13, 2010 at 2:55 am

    [...] Ken Lee + Skorj for Magnesium. A stunning series of photographs shot in the abandoned Japanese island-city of Hashima. (image used courtesy of Magnesium, thanks, [...]

  2. By uberVU - social comments on February 13, 2010 at 6:13 am

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    This post was mentioned on Twitter by magnesiumagency: Haunting photos of Japan’s Abandoned “Battleship Island” by Magnesium photographers Skorj and Ken Lee: http://bit.ly/Hashima

  3. By links for 2010-02-12 on February 13, 2010 at 7:02 am

    [...] Gunkanjima – Battleship Island Some amazing photos of Hashima Island (tags: photos photography japan) [...]

  4. By Gunkanjima – Battleship Island « Evilry on February 13, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    [...] Gunkanjima – Battleship Island Posted in daily evil by kevin powers | View commentsComments via magnesiumagency.com [...]

  5. By Gunkanjima: Battleship Island | timnhanh.us on February 13, 2010 at 6:01 pm

    [...] Ken Lee + Skorj for Magnesium. A stunning series of photographs shot in the abandoned Japanese island-city of Hashima. (image used courtesy of Magnesium, thanks, [...]

  6. [...] Island Ken Lee + Skorj for Magnesium. A series of photographs shot in the abandoned Japanese island-city of Hashima. Could be a pretty interesting travel [...]

  7. By t minus zero » Gunkanjima – Battleship Island on February 13, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    [...] “With mining operations established in 1810, on an island less than 500 metres long, Hashima’s well known legacy includes it once being the most densely populated place on earth, housing what was Japan’s tallest building, and its first large-scale reinforced concrete apartment block. The erroneous claim of this island city being shelled by the US Navy in World War Two, ‘as it looked like a battleship’, contributes to the legend of Gunkanjima, or Battleship Island, evident in the popular local nickname for Hashima. …” [story] [...]

  8. By Gunkanjima: Battleship Island | wwwhat's new? on February 14, 2010 at 2:17 am

    [...] Ken Lee + Skorj for Magnesium. A stunning series of photographs shot in the abandoned Japanese island-city of Hashima. (image used courtesy of Magnesium, thanks, [...]

  9. [...] crumbling infrastructure, but some Magnesium photographers snuck in anyway and emerged  with some pretty incredible black and white shots of the crumbling ghost city. Click through to see the photos and read their account. Some samples [...]

  10. [...] Ken Lee and Skorj for Magnesium. series of photographs shot in the abandoned Japanese island-city of Hashima. By msuphotosociety Leave a Comment Categories: Uncategorized http://magnesiumagency.com/2010/02/10/gunkanjima-battleship-island/ [...]

  11. By Photos from Battleship Island | Doobybrain.com on February 17, 2010 at 4:56 am

    [...] Magnesium Photos has some great images captured from the infamous abandoned island off the coast of Nagasaki, Japan known as “Battleship Island”. It’s official name, Hashima Island, was given to the place because of its close resemblance to an old Japanese battleship. Ever since I first heard about this place a few years back, I’ve always wanted to take a trip there to visit. Apparently it’s as haunted and as wonderful as it looks in photos (and I know, it’ll be the same if I visit, but the experience of being there is what I really want to go for). [...]

  12. By links for 2010-02-16 - Nerdcore on February 17, 2010 at 6:04 am

    [...] Magnesium» Gunkanjima – Battleship Island. (tags: Abandoned Photography) [...]

  13. [...] Magnesium Photos has some great images captured from the infamous abandoned island off the coast of Nagasaki, Japan known as “Battleship Island”. It’s official name, Hashima Island, was given to the place because of its close resemblance to an old Japanese battleship. Mitsubishi bought the island in 1890 and began the project, the aim of which was retrieving coal from undersea mines.As petroleum replaced coal in Japan in the 1960s, coal mines began shutting down all over the country, and Hashima’s mines were no exception. Mitsubishi officially announced the closing of the mine in 1974, and today it is empty and bare. Travel to Hashima was re-opened on April 22, 2009 after more than 20 years of closure. [...]

  14. By Un Japón abandonado « Prisionero del Pixel on February 17, 2010 at 8:17 am

    [...] Gunkanjima – Battleship Island [...]

  15. By Hashima Island | Jeriko on February 19, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    [...] Photos dort eher Knipsen-Charakter denn wirklich Charme. Nun waren aber Ken Lee und Skorj für die Magnesium Photo Agency ebenfalls dort unterwegs und haben mit einer Nikon F3 und einer Polaroidkamera genau diesen tristen [...]

  16. By Welcome to The Paradigm Exchange on February 19, 2010 at 4:03 pm

    [...] for abandoned places, and this is about as close to Atlantis as it gets.  Click through for a fascinating photo shoot of Battleship Island from the people over at [...]

  17. By Battleship Island | iconophilia on February 22, 2010 at 5:26 am

    [...] Once the most densely populated place on earth. On Magnesium Photos. [...]

  18. By The Zombie Years » Archive » “All City” Page 3 on February 24, 2010 at 4:02 am

    [...] that Miami could easily slip underwater, but also the amount it could deteriorate too. Look at Gunkanjima – Battleship Island off the coast of Japan, an abandoned island-city, Hashima remains untouched in the nearly forty years since its 5000 or so occupants vacated by [...]

  19. By 軍艦島相片 at 填鴨教室 on February 24, 2010 at 8:09 am

    [...] ● 2009年在東京成立的The Magnesium Agency,最近派遣了兩位成員前往日本長崎市高島町的端島(軍艦島)進行拍攝。這個19世紀末因為產煤而被高度開發的狹小都市,最長的部分只有480 公尺左右,然而在全盛時期居然住進了將近6000人(世界人口密度最高的地方)。由十米高人造岸壁圍起來的島嶼,裡面擁有完整的醫療、娛樂甚至教育設施,構成了奇異的生活場域。然而因為能源由煤氣轉往石油,軍艦島上的居民也在1974年全數撤出,留下了這個只聽得見海鳥鳴叫和看得見斷垣殘壁的荒敗景觀。下面附上的照片是由Ken Lee所攝。 [...]

  20. [...] of lumber flows through Gunkanjima….Published April 17, 2010Find more @ http://magnesiumagency.com/2010/02/10/gunkanjima-battleship-island/ Copyright © 2010 [...]

  21. [...] Amazing photos of the abandoned Hashima Island. [...]

  22. [...] to get to Battleship Island. There are two ways onto the island: the official front-door and the very unofficial back-door. Being more interested in the haikyo ruins boom the island has stoked and the campaign to have it [...]