7 (More!) Underground Wonders of the World

May 1, 2008 at 12:34 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
From Seed Vaults to Amazing Military Strongholds —- see the comments for a detailed description on each point ———–
clipped from weburbanist.com

seed vault 2

Regular readers will remember the incredible abandoned mines and sunken cities as well as the catacombs and crypts of two previous collections of underground wonders. This set, however, focuses mainly on amazing underground wonders of the recent past – many of which are still in operation. From seed vault to military hideouts and diamond mines to nuclear waste dumps, here are seven more underground wonders of the world.

seed vault 1

Underground Seed Storage Vault

cave school

Primary School in a Cave

mormon vaults

Mormon Genealogical Vaults

underground trenches

Secret WWI Military Tunnels (via EnvironmentalGraffiti)

diamond mine

World’s Largest Diamond Mine: (via DeputyDog)

subway art

Artistic Metro

Stockholm Art Metro Station

underground nuclear waste storage

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

The bottom diagram above shows the contentious Yucca Mountain nuclear storage facility.

Want More? Check out These Other Amazing Wonders of the World:

7 Underground Wonders of the World
7 (More!) Underground Wonders of the World
7 Underwater Wonders of the World
7 Island Wonders of the World
7 Engineering Wonders of the World

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