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Take a Look Inside These Abandoned Submarines & Bases

March 15, 2015 | Ryan


Simushir Island
Austronesian Expeditions

At the northern end of Simushir Island, around 250 miles off the coast of Japan, lies a secret Soviet Union submarine base. The island, which is in the northwest Pacific Ocean’s Sea of Okhotsk, is part of a chain that was formed by volcanic activity. Its unique formation features a massive, open caldera. Simushir was formerly known as Marikan. Read on to find out how the Russian’s took over…



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