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The Abandoned Islands Of NYC

Between the Bronx and Riker’s Island is a small parcel of land in the East River known as North Brother Island and South Brother Island with an area of about 20 acres. Reditt user Victav took a risky journey along with several images.

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For any would-be urban explorers, Victav warns that due to the island’s proximity to the city, airport, power plant, water treatment facility and prison, it is strongly monitored by both the NYPD and coast guard.

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