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