Famous islands and beaches around the world.|
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|Ilha do Mel (Honey Island), in the Brazilian state of Paraná, south of Brazil. An ecological reserve.||11/28/2005||505|
|Deal island use to host the Australia's highest lighthouse at the elevation of 305 metres, unfortunately it is starting to deteriorate as no maintenance has been carried out since it was abandoned in 1992.||11/28/2005||350|
|Main Brazilian Islands (Principais Ilhas do Brasil)||11/27/2005||750|
|Off the central Queensland coast between Rockhampton and Gladstone lies Curtis Island. The north-eastern end of this large island is Curtis Island National Park.|
A variety of vegetation types grows in the park from heath, grassland, stunted paperbark woodland and open eucalypt forest to extensive patches of dry rainforest.
An historic lighthouse is located at Cape ...
|The world biggest river archipelogo: "The archipelago of Anavilhanas is located on the Rio Negro, approximately 70km upstream from Manaus; at this point, the river becomes 27km wider. It is the biggest fresh water archipelago in the world, with about 400 islands, extending over 90 kilometres. During the rainy season, half of them are submerged, thus forming the floating forest, a boundless...||11/27/2005||472|
|Rottnest Island is a famous recreation area.The island lies off the coast of Western Australia, less than 20 kilometres across the water from Fremantle. ||11/27/2005||528|
|Maroubra Beach is located 20 minutes drive south from Sydney central. About 1km long, the beach is a famous surfing spot. ||11/25/2005||657|
|Dangar Island is about 50Kms North of Sydney, Australia, in the beautiful Hawkesbury River.||11/25/2005||1,507|
|40 km north of downtown Sydney, palm beach and Barrenjoe Head.|
|Ilhabela Island, close to São Paulo, SP - Brasil.||11/22/2005||328|
|Fortaleza and its nearby beaches, in northeastern Brazil. Praias de Fortaleza e do Ceará - Brasil.||11/22/2005||712|
|Lampedusa (Isola di Lampedusa in Italian) is the largest of the Pelagie Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, 205 km from Sicily and 113 km from Tunisia. The island belong to Italy and is a well know immigration gate to Europe. ||11/22/2005||316|
|Parque dos Lençois Maranhences. Lencois Maranhences Natural Dune Park, in the Brazilian state of Maranhão. A complex of sand dunes, transparent lakes and sunny beaches. It is about 55 km (34 miles) long. It can be reached through São Luís or Fortaleza. Maranhão - Brasil.||11/21/2005||410|
|Defoe's real-life inspiration for Robinson Crusoe was probably a Scottish sailor named Alexander Selkirk, who was rescued in 1709 by Woodes Rogers' expedition after four years on the uninhabited island of Juan Fernández off the Chilean coast.||11/21/2005||428|
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|Scheveningen Beach, in The Hague / Den Haag, The Netherlands||11/20/2005||454|
|Le comte de Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo) is a classic adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered Dumas' best work, and is frequently included on lists of the best novels of all time. In the novel, the count (hero of the story) find a fabulous treasure on the islet of Monte Cristo...|
|Lightmark from Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ||11/20/2005||364|
|Isle of Man place names in English and Manx||11/19/2005||461|
|Ilha das Palmas (Palm Trees Island) - Located in Santos/Brazil. It is a private Club (Members only).|
|white beaches or Solvay industries pollution... unfortunately the second||11/04/2005||416|
|Fethiye Oludeniz Beaches - Mugla TURKEY. The picture was taken on September 25th 2005. |
I am very thankfull to Sevtap O. for her permission to use the beatiful picture she took during paragliding there. I hope you like the detail overlay as much as I do. Thanks for looking.
|Castro city, in Chiloe Island, Chile. One of the prettiest cities I know, however, to fully appreciate its beauty, you'll still have to go there, since the resolution of this overlay is not that good.||10/31/2005||395|
|Attu is the westernmost island in the Near Islands group of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, making it the westernmost point of land in Alaska and the United States. Attu Station is located at 52°51' north latitude, 173°11' east longitude.|
It is nearly 1,700 km (1,100 miles) from the Alaskan mainland and 1200 km (750 miles) northeast of the northernmost of the Kurile Islands of Ja...
|A nice high-res view of a beach in Ireland. |