Abandoned Experimental Pond

Here at Google Sightseeing we love to explore abandoned, off-limits places, much as the rest of the Internet does – from a safe distance. In the past we’ve featured abandoned towns, cities, mines and even whole abandoned islands, but we’ve never yet featured an abandoned experimental pond. While not normally the subject of much experimentation (after all, ponds are already very good at being ponds), this particular pond was built in the early 1960s by the Nippon Steel Corporation as part of an investigation into the osmotic pressure produced between fresh and sea water. As it turned out,…

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