Famous islands and beaches around the world.|
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|This file shows the islands under South African jurisdiction.||02/16/2013||454|
|UFO off of the coast of Necker Island BVI which is owned by Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson.||05/27/2011||878|
|Road comes to a compete stop on South Padre Island, Texas.||03/16/2011||916|
|Island in the Red Sea like Dolphin- in SAUDI ARABIA||07/15/2010||859|
|Ailsa Craig (Scottish Gaelic: Creag Ealasaid) is an island in the outer Firth of Clyde, Scotland where granite was quarried to make curling stones. "Ailsa" is pronounced "ale-sa", with the first syllable stressed. The now uninhabited island is formed from the volcanic plug of an extinct volcano.|
The island was a haven for Catholics during the Scottish Reformation in the 16th cent...
|Beautiful beach in Cyprus, visitors to the Island are missing out by not going here!||06/11/2009||647|
|The eastern and western shores of the bay are very rocky and even mountainous; in places large cliffs plunge into deep water. The northern shore, however, is defined by a very long, curving, sandy beach. This sandy, northern perimeter of the bay is the start of the area known as the Cape Flats; one can see the large expanses of wind-blown sand in the photograph. The bay is 30 kilometres wide at...||03/18/2009||1,107|
|Hermanus Beach is in West Cape, South Africa.||02/05/2009||769|
|Peter I Island (Norwegian: Peter I Øy) is a volcanic island located near Antarctica. It was discovered by Fabian von Bellingshausen off West Antarctica on 21 January 1821. It takes its name after the Russian emperor Peter I (the Great). Ola Olstad made the first successful landing on 2 February 1929 and claimed the island for Norway. The other Antarctic territory claimed by Norway is Queen Maud...||01/18/2009||1,098|
|This narrow and large place, surrounded by trees (except the wood) is the former Schokland island, Netherlands.|
Situated in what was an inland sea, named "Zuiderzee", in the center of the country, witch became the "IJsselmeer" in 1932, due to the construction of the 32kms long dam, named "afsluitdijk".
Due the construction dam of the polder named &qu...
|situated in the south pacific, tikopia island is part of the solomon islands. Considered as nearly an "utopian" society, Tikopia island is nowadays presented in the international press and TV as an example about how to preserve the earth.Thanks to its sustainable economy and especial comunity laws, 1200 persons are living in a 5kms2-square since the 6th century BC.||12/19/2008||896|
|The island's nickname came from its apparent resemblance to a battleship. The clue to the island's mystery lies in coal mining. Reached by long descending tunnels, coal beds below the bottom of the ocean near Hashima disgorged huge quantities of high-grade coal for almost a century. But in 1974 the inhabitants abandoned the island to the wind and salt spray, leaving behind only unneeded belongi...||12/06/2008||817|
|a spectacular spot in Bali..The Jimbaran beach||10/22/2008||1,151|
|Fannette Island in Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe||08/06/2008||629|
|a beautiful beach where you can see a great view of Sydney airport. this safety net protects people from sharks.||07/03/2008||894|
|Tis island is the coolest shape||05/30/2008||921|
|Onetahi is an island of the Tetiaroa Atoll in French Polonesia. The island belonged do Marlon Brando till his death. ||05/22/2008||1,489|
|That's the classical lonely island with a big rock, some palms and a large beach. The island belongs to Fiji. ||05/22/2008||2,741|
|Some type of harvesting operation off the coast of Makri Island in Greece.||04/03/2008||1,157|
|The Palm Deira is the largest and the last of Dubai's inspiring palm-shaped islands, The Palm, Deira will house 8000 villas apart from a number of amenities such as, shopping malls, sports facilities, clubs, public services and other luxury amenities, making it one of the world's most coveted residential properties, thus closing the final chapter of the world's eighth wonder The Palm. |
|Do you need to unwind from your hectic everyday life? |
Visit the easternmost point of Denmark, the group of islands, Ertholmene, which is probably known better under the name of the largest one, Christiansø.
Christiansø is a unique place. You can not find such a special group of islands anywhere else in Denmark. The old fortress of King Christian V has not changed ...
|A spectacular looking beach by a river and surrounded by miles and miles of tropical rainforest in Suriname||02/28/2008||985|
|Rimini Beach - Mile upon mile of colourful parasols and bars||01/12/2008||1,269|
|Harold Holt became the 17th Prime Minister of Australia in 1966. His term as Prime Minister dramatically ended in December 1967 when he disappeared while swimming at Cheviot Beach - presumed drowned.||01/09/2008||742|
|The closest of the Five Islands to Wollongong, Toothbrush Island offers good, all-round diving for every diver. With a maximum depth of about 17m, Toothbrush Island is, in the right conditions, perfect for the novice diver, as well as offering lots of interest for the more experienced.||12/22/2007||777|