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Abandoned Cities

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  • 1. Abandoned cities Mari Soone 10.a 2010
  • 2. Contents
    • I promise you- no beutiful buildings, but feeling proud of living in Kadrina! 
  • 3.
    • "If you don't feel comfortable owning something for 10 years , then don't own it for 10 minutes." ( Warren Buffett )
  • 4. The Kowloon Walled city
    • Urban area, Hong Kong
    • World War II , demolished (Japan)
    • 1993 - British , Chinese authorities, anarchic city
    • brothels, casinos, cocaine parlors, secret factories
    • Population- fluctuates between zero - 33, 000 (1987)
    • Out-of-control
    Demolish- lammutama, Flourish- õitsema, Fluctuate- kõikuma
  • 5.  
  • 6. Kolmanskop
    • Laderitz , Namibia , Southern Africa
    • D iamond mining town
    • A bandoned in 1956 - diamond demand declined
    • Windswept sand in buildings
    • O nly residents birds, hyenas , other animals
  • 7.  
  • 8. Humberstone
    • Chile, South America
    • 1920 - blooming, mining and processing nitrate (saltpeter)
    • S ynthetic saltpeter was invented , slow outpouring of residents
    • Abandoned- 1961
    • World Heritage Site , preserved as a historical monument.
    Preserve- säilitama, Nitrate- nitraat (NO3)
  • 9.  
  • 10. Witternoom
    • Australia
    • Once 20,000 peopl e- mining heyday
    • The asbestos mining town
    • H ealth risks of asbestos became clear in the 60s
    • 1,000 residents died of asbestos-related illnesses.
    • L ittered with the blue fibers of asbestos
    • Abandoned- 60s
    • Population- 8 residents
    Heyday- kõrgpunkt
  • 11.  
  • 12. Ruby
    • Arizona
    • G host town
    • Access, when h elping in the restoration effor t
    • M ining camp - producing copper, lead and zinc
    • M id 30s - population reached 1,200
    • Mine closed, population diminished
    • Abandoned- 50s
    Copper- vask (Cu), Lead- Plii (Bb), Diminish- vähenema
  • 13.  
  • 14. Agdam
    • Azerbaijan
    • O nce 150,000 people
    • 1993 - the Nagorno Karabakh war - occupied by Armenians.
    • B uildings empty , destroyed
    • O nly the graffiti-covered mosque remaining intact
    Intact- puutumatu, vigastamata,
  • 15.  
  • 16. Used materials
    • http://weburbanist.com/2008/07/06/20-abandoned-cities-and-towns/
    • http:// en.wikipedia.org /
    • http://images.google.ee/images/

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