6 The City For Oilmen Right On the Sea

The City For Oilmen Right On the Sea

Posted on November 19, 2012 by team

What you see on this picture is a whole industrial city made from oil platforms at the banks of Azerbaijan in the 1950s. The USSR was striving for world supremacy in industry, many decisions were made hastily. Eventually they ran out of the oil and left the place. But the metal platform will stand there for many years more till it finally collapses under the impact of the wind and salty water.

They built houses for 5000 workers, a movie-theater, parks, gyms etc. on these islands.

In 1999 some part of James Bond movie was being shot here.


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6 Responses to “The City For Oilmen Right On the Sea”

  1. (r)evolutionist says:

    Euclidean geometry.

  2. Thinking is great says:

    Where is it? Give a googlemap link! :)

  3. Yeti says:

    Command and Conquer Generals: Zero Hour. Find and download the map “Operation Caspian Crisis” – it’s basically this. Dozens of Oil Derricks to capture for funds too!

  4. Micha says:

    Is this article also available in English?

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