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Alang Ship Breaking Yards
City of Vadodara (91.51 mi / 147.27 km)
From: jdm707Hopefully a more detailed image of this particular area will be available soon.
Thu Jan 05 22:28:31 -0800 2006
From: Ildefonso P NetoThe aircraft carrier seen in this photo is the brazillian´s "A-11 Minas Gerais", broken in 2004.
Thu Aug 03 08:22:38 -0700 2006
"Minas" can be seen in Rio de Janeiro´s Naval Base here:
In this photo "Minas" is in front of "A-12 São Paulo" (ex-French ship "Foch"), before he went to India to be broken
From: pete592Wow, high res at last! I saw a documentary about this place on Discovery HD Theater and I've been wanting to see just how big of an operation it is. What a sad situation for the people whose only option is to work here.
Thu Aug 03 13:10:27 -0700 2006
From: squidI just read "The Outlaw Sea" by William Langeswiesche. A good study of the politics at sea including a narrative of the "recyclers" of Alang Beach.
Sat Jan 27 18:21:24 -0800 2007