Almirante Brown Antarctic Base was an Argentine research centre located in Paradise Bay. In 1984 the base was burnt to the ground and abandoned.
Atafona in Brazil is being attacked by waves, slowly forcing the buildings to be abandoned and claimed by the sea.
Bolivia is home to one of the world’s largest antique train cemeteries. In the 1940s, the mining industry collapsed leaving trains abandoned and decaying in Uyuni.
The Armero tragedy in Colombia saw 20,000 of the town’s population of 29,000 killed following a volcanic eruption. It now lies abandoned.
Easter Island in the South Pacific is a lesson in overuse of resources that we can all learn from. Its population was almost decimated in a disaster brought on by the people themselves
Puerto Del Hambre, or Port Famine, is an abandoned settlement at the inhospitable region of Patagonia at the southern tip of Chile.