Amazing Ghost Towns from around the World

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Deception Island, Antarctica

The reason why Deception Island is considered a rather popular tourist destination is because it hosts one of the safest harbors in Antarctica. But all efforts to build a permanent settlement there failed, mainly because of the fact that the island is nothing more than a caldera of a volcano. And this volcano is an active one. The small whaling station, which had previously been the only settlement on the island, was destroyed in 1969 following a volcano eruption.

Amazing Ghost Towns from around the World

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