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This article was published on October 6, 2015


These places on Google Maps will give you the sads

These places on Google Maps will give you the sads
Lauren Hockenson
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Lauren is a reporter for The Next Web, based in San Francisco. She covers the key players that make the tech ecosystem what it is right now. Lauren is a reporter for The Next Web, based in San Francisco. She covers the key players that make the tech ecosystem what it is right now. She also has a folder full of dog GIFs and uses them liberally on Twitter at @lhockenson.

Sometimes, the world is a little depressing. Literally, it seems, as there are an abundance of places worldwide that somehow have super sad names.

Instagram account sadtopographies documents these places — found on Google Maps — and it kind of reads like the destinations on the most depressing road trip ever.

Interested in going to Dead Dog Island?

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What about Unfortunate Cove?

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I hear the weather at Murder Island is lovely this time of year.

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h/t to Tumblr blog This Isn’t Happiness, which curated some gems from the account.

sadtopographies [Instagram]

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