20 years after Chernobyl

Rolf Coppens
April 24th 2006


Pripyat was built as a town for workers at the Chernobyl power station, where the world's worst nuclear accident occurred 20 years ago. The town was abandoned 36 hours after the explosion.
Nature has been reclaiming the abandoned town. Wild boars roam the streets at night. Birch trees have been shooting up at random, even inside some apartment blocks.

It's literally culture becoming nature. See the whole series here.

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Posted 28/04/2006 – 23:56

Velina also found this serie: http://www.pripiat.com/photogallary/sub3/

Karl Grandin
Posted 25/04/2006 – 00:57

"Wild boars roam the streets at night", wow that's just like home in Stockholm.

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