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Ikateq USAF base 08
26 June 2007 David Astley

Ikateq USAF base 08

Greenland

The main hangar at the airbase collapsed a few years ago under the weight of the winter snow. My first reaction when I saw this place was that the US ought to send a barge to clean up the mess, but as I walked alone around the collapsed hangar, and took photographs of the trucks and jeeps, I thought that perhaps this ‘ghost town’ should remain as an open air museum for future visitors to see. It’s an amazing place and I felt privileged to be one of the relatively few people to have visited it.

Nikon D200 , AF-S Nikkor 12-24mm 1:4 G ED

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Mattias Backström10-Jan-2008 10:31
Wow, you've really gotten to see some spectacular things over there. How were you this lucky? Did you know someone over there, perhaps?
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