Photographer Marina Shukurova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Atlantis of Baba Grunya’ To see Marina’s body of work, click on any image.






Yelkhovka’s depleting resident count since 1859

1859 – 336 inhabitants

1897 – 548 inhabitants

1911 – 702 inhabitants

2002 – 280 inhabitants

2010 – 192 inhabitants

2018 – 103 inhabitants​

 “At some point, I realized that I was listening to firsthand epics .”







All images and text © Marina Shukurova




Atlantis of Baba Grunya

Book By Marina Shukurova

Watch full photobook presentation HERE



See also:


By Marina Shukurova





Edge of Humanity Magazine is an independent nondiscriminatory platform that has no religious, political, financial, or social affiliations.

We are committed to publishing the human condition, the raw diverse global entanglement, with total impartiality.


Documentary Photography * Fine Art Photography * Street Photography * Portrait Photography * Landscape Photography * Night Photography * Conceptual Photography * Travel Photography * Candid Photography Underwater Photography * Architectural Photography Urban Photography * Art * Digital Art



This slideshow requires JavaScript.




Press Release For Artists, Photographers, Poets & Writers On Edge of Humanity Magazine



Living Under A Pandemic

COVID-19 | Coronavirus’ Days



Support This Small Independent Magazine





Follow Edge of Humanity Magazine


Email Subscriptions

Follow Edge of Humanity Magazine
Please enter your email address below

Join 101.9K other subscribers


WordPress Bloggers

Follow Edge of Humanity Magazine on


Not on WordPress?

Don’t Forget to add

to your reader or bookmarks


Thank you!





Search Site