10 Of The Most Famous Ghost Towns In The World

Hashima Island, Japan

Hashima Island, Japan, was once a coal mining operation that brought in quite the resources for the country. After the coal was supplanted by oil in the nation, however, everyone was out of a job and forced to abandon their homes.

Dallol, Ethiopia

Dallol, Ethiopia, is now an abandoned mining camp within the heart of Afar Triangle. The Danakil Depression is located here, which is the lowest and hottest place on the entire planet. Due to the volcanic activity and unrest, the people were forced to remove themselves from The Gate to Hell.