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tigertiger

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World's largest ship cemetery
« on: April 12, 2010, 12:59:08 AM »

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Re: World's largest ship cemetery
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2010, 05:32:43 PM »

Some interesting and eerie pics and a short article here.

http://www.good.is/post/picture-show-500-wrecks-in-the-world-s-largest-ship-cemetery/?GT1=48001
Tiger, quite fascinating. I had no idea that such a place existed...and would never have guessed its' location. What a shame (in a way) that there appears to be no attempt made to salvage these hulks as they do at Alang. You would have thought that such an impoverished country such as Mauretania would have jumped on this as a source of revenue. Seems not though. BY.
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Re: World's largest ship cemetery
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2010, 06:24:43 PM »

Alang is stunning on Google Earth. Very weird.

Here's Alang on Google maps.

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Re: World's largest ship cemetery
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2010, 07:41:35 PM »

You can see Nouadhibou Bay Mauritania on google maps too

That a whole lot of scrap ships, I got bored counting them! O0 {-)
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