The most abandoned islands around the world
Everyone loves the mystery and intrigue behind abandoned places, but what if these abandoned places are large islands now free of humans?
Hishima Island in Japan
The island became remote after the entry of coal deposits, where Hishima thrived in the fishing communities for more than 40 years.
St Kilda Island in Scotland
Now the island is an important site for the breeding of puffin and other birds, and no human presence, after the evacuation of the local population due to malnutrition, disease and isolation.
Swakin Island in Sudan
The port of Swakin was originally developed by Ramses III in the 10th century BC, and in 3000 years it became an important trading port for great empires.
Isle of Dysphen South Pole
An island in the Antarctic, inhabited by many different nations for many years, until its volcano erupted twice, and destroyed almost everything by them.
Holland Island USA
The island of the Netherlands, in Maryland, has disappeared over time due to erosion.
McNabs Island Canada
McNabs Island, located in Halifax, Canada, was abandoned after the Second World War.
Dry Tortugas Island florida
This island in Key West, Florida, was once a flourishing shipping route.
King Island alaska
More than 50 years have passed since the inhabitants of the village of Ukivok left the island entirely.
San Giorgio Island italy
This island off the coast of Venice, Italy, became uninhabited after World War II.
The island of Pogglia Plage in Venice, Italy
This island is one of the most famous inhabited places in the world, which left its inhabitants after they were exposed to the plague of deadly black plague.
Discovery Island in Florida
This island was frequented by Disney resort boat and was closed in 1999 because of the danger of wildlife, so there were a lot of wild crocodiles roaming by, in addition to the deadly bacteria found in the waters of the island.
Palmyra Islands in Hawaii
Antipodes Islands in New Zealand
Non-habitable due to extreme cold climate and strong winds.
North Brother Island in New York City
The island is now a bird sanctuary, but in the past it housed a quarantine site and private hospitals for smallpox patients in 1885, and then expanded to include other contagious diseases. When the hospitals were occupied in 1942, the buildings on the island were used to house veterans, and then a rehabilitation center for drug addicts.