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|The school known as Lycée de Galatasaray today, was founded in 1481 by Sultan Bayezid II in Istanbul to train civil servants and was then known as Galata Saray ( Galata Serai, Galata Palace).||10/31/2005||519|
|This place is the eternal home of the Lions (Galatasaray SK) of Turkey. It was in 2000 this finest team of the nation brought the UEFA Cup from Kopenhagen to this magnificent arena of soccer, where the European so-called giants (Real, Manchester, Barcelona, Dortmund, etc.) had a real good beating.||08/27/2005||546|
|Cockatoo Island is an island in Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia. The island was originally used as a prison and later developed as a shipyard. Many naval ships were built and maintained at Cockatoo Island Dockyard. The shipyard was closed during the 1980s. In late March 2005 the island was re-opened to the public for the Cockatoo Island Festival, after two and a half years of planning.||11/03/2007||1,398|
|Also known as Bouvetoya Island, this island was in the movie AvP as the site of the Predator's pyramid. The location in the movie (according to their satellite images) of the island is incorrect. I'm working on another image overlay for their island location.||12/15/2005||809|
|The island shown here is Pitcairn Island, the island on which the sailors from the British ship HMS Bounty settled after their mutiny in 1790. High cliffs surround most of the island, making access difficult—likely a primary reason the mutineers chose Pitcairn. The center of the island is green, covered with a dense forest. The island’s only inhabitants (descendants of the Bounty mutineers and ...||08/02/2006||1,539|
|Mocha is a small island in the western Pacific Ocean belonging to Chile. The island is approximately 48 square kilometers in area, with a small chain of mountain running north-south. It was regularly visited by pirates from Netherlands and England. Francis Drake and Oliver Van Noort are known to have used the island as a supply base. The island today is home to the Mocha Island National Reserve...||12/04/2005||688|
|It's situated about 13 km South-west of the island of Elba Island and Corsica |
Only few people live there (about 10 people).
It's name Pianosa beacuse it's all nearly flat.
Its greater elevation from the sea is in fact only 29 meters with an average of 15-20 mt.
The all island is included in the National Park Arcipelago Toscano. It's forbidden to go by boat, and ...
|Candlemas Island is a small uninhabited island in the South Sandwich Islands at 57°05′S 26°39′W. It lies about two miles from Vindication Island, separated by the Nelson Channel.|
On the northwest flank of the island is an active stratovolcano, Lucifer Hill, that showed signs of activity in 1911 and glowing lava flows during 1953–1954. Mount Andromeda and Mount Perseus...
|This Brazilian island, situated nearby Itanhaem beach, is the largest natural snakepit of the world where lives Bothrops insularis (Jararaca-ilhoa), the most poisonous snake of the genus. This species lives on the trees of the island. This island is also known as Island of the Snakes and the disembarkation is not advised due to the high number of snakes. ||06/26/2006||621|
|City Island is a small island and is located in the borough of The Bronx in NYC. It is about 1.5 miles long and about 5 or 6 blocks wide, depending on where on the island you are. It has the charm of an old New England fishing town and hardly any crime to boot.|
Editor's note: NY Hidden Treasure Alert: There are also some great old-time restaurants on the island. You can't miss 'em -- ...
|Brownsea Island is the largest of eight islands in Poole Harbour in Dorset, England. The island is 1.5 miles long and 0.75 miles wide. Much of the island is a Nature Reserve and an important habitat for birds owned by the National Trust. The island is open to the public, but the Trust is able to manage the flow of visitors in the form of boat timetables and in 2002 received 105,938 visitors.||01/13/2006||369|
|Akpatok Island lies in Ungava Bay in northern Quebec, Canada. Accessible only by air, Akpatok Island rises out of the water as sheer cliffs that soar 500 to 800 feet (150 to 243 m) above the sea surface. The island is an important sanctuary for cliff-nesting seabirds. Numerous ice floes around the island attract walrus and whales, making Akpatok a traditional hunting ground for native Inuit peo...||10/27/2005||474|