November 2, 2012

Skyfall Location - Silva’s Island Base - Hashima Island

I thought I’d recognized the island where Silva’s Island base was located. It is Hashima Island 軍艦島 (literally translated as Battleship Island), off the coast of Nagasaki, Japan. The real life reason for it’s abandonment is rather more mundane than Silva’s chemical warfare - it was originally built for coal mining, and when the demand for coal dropped, the residents abandoned the island.

(Source: commons.wikimedia.org)

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    AHA I knew Silva’s island reminded me of Hashima. They certainly swept a lot of the debris up on the walkways for...
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    I knew I recognized that place, I’m pretty sure I heard about it before on Tumblr! ahah
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