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Miyake-jima - The island where everyone wears a gas …

1 Despite being a volcanic island and covering only 55.50 square kilometers, Miyake-Jima is home to approximately 2,415 inhabitants (as on June 1st, 2016). 2. The residents of Miyake-Jima have to wear gas masks because of the poisonous gases that have polluted the air as a result of continued volcanic eruptions. 3.

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 · Carrying a gas mask while on the island is a requirement of the law. These gas masks shall be used as protection from sulfur dioxide. As soon as a caution or a warning alarm is announced, the people of Miyake-jima are required to put on the gas mask immediately.

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 · manently to the island but were required to carry gas masks in the case of future volcanic emissions. The Izu Islands lie southeast of mainland Tokyo in Pacifi c Ocean. The closest, Izu-Ohshima, is 108 km away, while Aogashima is 354 km Figure 1: Japan Islands. Figure 2: Izu Islands.

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On one of the Izu Islands, an island called Izu Oshima is a place where three tectonic plates meet and the island's air is filled with sulphur. In fact, it has the highest concentration of sulphur on earth (according to the two sources I found). They all live with gas masks on (or very close by). They are also paid for scientific research to ...

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 · Found in the Izu islands of Japan, Miyake-jima's most prominent feature is the active volcano, Mount Oyama, which has erupted several times in recent history. Since the most recent explosion, in 2005, the volcano has constantly leaked poisonous gas, requiring residents to carry a gas mask at all times.

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 · The people in Miyakejima of Izu Islands live their natural life there, while they are supposed to carry gas masks at all times; so the claims of human life testing this way are hoax. Some parts of the Izu Islands like Miyakejima in fact attract good number of tourists, and even gas masks are available for them at many tourist shops on the island.

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Mar 25, 2012 - The Izu Islands are a group of volcanic islands stretching south and east from the Izu Peninsula of Honshū, Japan. Miyakejima island rests atop an active volcanic chain that has erupted six times in the last century. However, the danger isn't just from volcanic eruptions, but from the highest concentrations of poisono…

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 · 8 A Horror Movie-Level Town Photo From Japan. via Bygonely. This photo is a result of the eruption of Mount Oyama, says Atlas Obscura, which released toxic gas into the air over the Izu Islands. Because of this, the residents of the islands were forced to wear gas masks when going out, and visitors to the islands can receive gas masks upon ...

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Gas Mask Paradise Island On an archipelago south of Tokyo, there is a lush paradise-like island where residents must carry gas masks on them at all times. Miyakejima, part of the Izu Islands, is part of an unrestful volcanic chain that has seen six eruptions in the last century, the last in the year 2000 when a mass evacuation…

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 · 3 Izu Islands. Continue Reading Below . Advertisement. So there's this chain of islands, in some far-off magical world ... now they live day and night with a gas mask either on their face, or at their side. In the middle of the night, air raid sirens go off because the gas levels are dangerously high and people would start to die.

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 · Wedding picture from Izu Island; the habitants use gas masks because there are high levels of sulfur in the air due to volcanic activity. 20. The World's First Selfie (1839) This is one of the earliest known photographs of a human. A …

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 · Infrastructure maintenance and disaster prevention measures on isolated Islands: the case of the Izu Islands near Tokyo H. Gotoh1, Y. Maeno1, M. Takezawa1, T. Murata2 & N. Takahashi3 1Nihon University, Japan 2Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Japan 3Japan Organization of Legend, Culture & Art, Japan Abstract Of the 6,852 islands that make up the …

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 · It isn't uncommon for residents to have gas masks lying around, but if you are still daring enough to explore this island, we have good news! You can visit this island, and masks will be available upon your arrival. Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Located in the Central Pacific Ocean, the Bikini Islands are another relic of the chaos of World ...