Almirante Brown Antarctic Base was an Argentine research centre located in Paradise Bay. In 1984, the base was burned to the ground and abandoned.
The beach resort of Atafona in Brazil is being consumed by the Atlantic ocean as coastal erosion claims whole city blocks for the sea.
Bolivia is home to one of the world’s largest train cemeteries. In the 1940s, the mining industry collapsed leaving trains to decay in Uyuni.
20,000 people in Armero, Colombia were killed after a volcanic eruption sent devastating lahars crashing into the town, destroying everything in its path.
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.