The Pole Of Inaccessibility was a research station in Antarctica built by the Soviet Union for their Antarctic expeditions. It was first used in 1958 and has seen sporadic use since.
The ghost town of Pontotoc was established in 1878 however a fire in the theatre caused the entire town to be abandoned in 1947.
Ross Island was the administrative capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands however in 1941 it was rocked by an earthquake and abandoned with the capital moving to Port Blair.
Sea View Hospital was built between 1905 and 1938 as a tuberculosis hospital. It was closed in the 1970’s but some of the buildings have been re-purposed.
The town of Weston in Illinois was built in the 1960’s as a new town however it was chosen as the site of the National Accelerator Laboratory and was abandoned as a result.
The Yekaterinburg TV Tower in Russia was once the tallest abandoned structure in the world. The project was left incomplete after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991.
Although Trenton Psychiatric Hospital is still actually open, much of the complex has been abandoned as the number of patients has decreased significantly over the years.
The TSS Duke Of Lancaster was a British railway steamer that operated from 1956 to 1979. It now lies abandoned in Mostyn in Wales.
Tajbeg Palace was built in the 1920s and is located outside Kabul, Afghanistan. It was home to the royal family until the Soviet Invasion of 1979 and left abandoned when they left.
Ypsilanti State Hospital was a facility for those with mental health problems just outside Saline, Michigan. It has now been demolished after lying abandoned for a number of years.