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Ships Graveyard on Nargin Island (Boyuk Zirya), Caspian Sea, Baku, Azerbaijan

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Nargin (Boyuk Zirya, Azeri: Nargin (Böyük Zir?)) is the largest island within the Baku Bay. It is uninhabited, the lighthouse was erected in 1814. The island is covered with remains of buildings, more than 20 ships rust on its north coast.

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Re: Ships Graveyard on Nargin Island (Boyuk Zirya), Caspian Sea, Baku, Azerbaijan

You'd think that they'd either sell them for scrap or sink them off the coast and create artificial reefs.

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Re: Ships Graveyard on Nargin Island (Boyuk Zirya), Caspian Sea, Baku, Azerbaijan

yeah ya could make a bit of money scrapping them!

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Re: Ships Graveyard on Nargin Island (Boyuk Zirya), Caspian Sea, Baku, Azerbaijan

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Re: Ships Graveyard on Nargin Island (Boyuk Zirya), Caspian Sea, Baku, Azerbaijan

I would enjoy visiting this, along with the Tank Graveyard in the other post you posted.

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Re: Ships Graveyard on Nargin Island (Boyuk Zirya), Caspian Sea, Baku, Azerbaijan

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I would enjoy visiting this, along with the Tank Graveyard in the other post you posted.
be sure to check out all 3 tank graveyard posts, the plane graveyard and the train graveyard posts

oh yeha there's also an anchor graveyard, soviet car graveyard and military truck graveyard :)

all threads in this forum :)

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Re: Ships Graveyard on Nargin Island (Boyuk Zirya), Caspian Sea, Baku, Azerbaijan

cool....I heard the Caspian sea is evaporating

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Re: Ships Graveyard on Nargin Island (Boyuk Zirya), Caspian Sea, Baku, Azerbaijan

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You'd think that they'd either sell them for scrap or sink them off the coast and create artificial reefs.
Artificial reef??? What would you surf there?

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cool....I heard the Caspian sea is evaporating
The Soviets drained huge amounts of the water for growing cotton, and as they did, the water got saltier, and saltier until useless. Not to mention the shore receded kilometres in places.

They really did fuck it up.

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