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What happened at Hashima Island?

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Hashima Island has a complicated history. Also known as Gunkanjima (meaning Battleship Island) for its resemblance to a Japanese battleship, Hashima functioned as a coal facility from 1887 until 1974. Once the coal reserves started depleting and petroleum began replacing coal, the mines shut down and the people left.
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