Where do aircraft go to rust away after death? Often, their final resting places are more emotionally evocative than human cemeteries.

Commercial airliners at the Southern California Logistics Airport (a former Air Force base), Victorville, California

(via Bobak Ha'Eri, Marks Flickr Page and Mike Fiala/Getty Images)

The AMARC, (Aerospace Maintenance And Regeneration Center) Davis-Monthan Air Base, outside Tucson, Arizona

More than 4,000 military aircraft are on the base.

(via Google Maps, Wikimedia Commons/RevolverOcelot, Senior Airman Alan R. Wycheck, U.S. Navy, planes.cz and Popular Science)

Crashed German planes in the yard of a German aluminium works at Grevenbrioch, 1945

(by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images)

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The largest graveyard for commercial passenger jets in the United States, Mojave Air & Space Port, California, 2001

(via D. Coleman 1 - 2, Flickr/David Vienna, Google Maps, Lost America.com/Troy Paiva and Mike Fiala/Stringer)

Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Nigeria

Nigerian aviation officials began trying to dismantle and remove the hulks of abandoned airplanes from airports around the country in late January. Officials say there are at least 65 of them, with at least 13 at Lagos' international airport.

(via Jon Gambrell and Sunday Alamba/Associated Press)

Pinal Airpark, Marana, Arizona

(via John Creasey/Flickr and Google Maps)

Phoenix Goodyear Airport, Goodyear, Arizona

(via Flickr/ZeTexYann, The Hungarian Girl and The Center for Land Use Interpretation)

Roswell International Air Center, Roswell, New Mexico

(via Savvas Garozis/Flickr and Google Maps)

Aviation Warehouse, El Mirage Dry Lake, USA

(via Todd Lappin/Flickr and Lost America.com/Troy Paiva)

Central Aerodrome, Moscow, Russia

(via EnglishRussia)

An abandoned airdrome in Ukraine

(via russos)

Abandoned Vehicle Graveyard inside the Chernobyl Zone, Ukraine

(via English Russia and Google Maps)