Atlas of Lost Cities: A Travel Guide to Abandoned and Forsaken Destinations

Atlas of Lost Cities: A Travel Guide to Abandoned and Forsaken Destinations


Like people, towns are mortal. they're born, they thrive, they usually finally die. In Atlas of misplaced Cities, Aude de Tocqueville tells the compelling narrative of the increase and fall of such extraordinary areas as Pompeii, Teotihuacán, and Angkor. She additionally information the fewer popular locations, together with Centralia, an deserted Pennsylvania city ate up by way of unquenchable underground hearth; Nova Citas de Kilamba in Angola, the place housing, faculties, and shops have been outfitted for 500,000 those that by no means got here; and Epecuen, a vacationer city in Argentina that was once swallowed up through water. appealing, unique paintings exhibits the positioning of the misplaced towns and depicts how they appeared after they thrived.

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