These 74 tropical islands area located in Queensland Australia next to the beautiful Whitsunday Coast. Their waterways make up part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.Through-out the islands you can find rainforest, coral reefs, aboriginal cave paintings, some of the best sailing grounds in the world and of course the spectacular Whitehaven beach.
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The Leeward Islands are the northern islands of the Lesser Antilles. They are called "leeward" because the prevailing winds in the area blow from south to north. Thus, the Leeward Islands are downwind, on the backside, or leeward from the Windward Islands, the group of islands that first meet the Trade Winds coming from the south.
This is the famous beach from the motion picture THE BEACH starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But the Beach named MAYA BAY located on the Island Koh Pee Pee Lae in Thailand, isn't completly surrounded by rocks like in the movie. The illusion was created by adding on giant rock with CGI. But: The Beach is really amazing!
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The Galapagos Islands are found 1000 kilometres (600 miles) off the west coast of Ecuador, South America. The archipelago is made up of 13 large islands, 6 smaller islands and 107 rocks and islets. The very first island is thought to have formed between 5 and 10 million years ago, as a result of tectonic activity. The youngest islands, Isabela and Fernandina...
Hawaiian Islands (historically the Sandwich Islands) in the Pacific Ocean. All of the Islands were formed by volcanoes arising from the sea floor through a vent described in geological theory as a hotspot.
Since 1919, the exquisite beauty and unique challenge of Pebble Beach Golf Links has thrilled golfers and spectators alike. Pebble Beach has been the site of golf's most prestigious tournaments, including the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, the 1972, '82, '92 and 2000 U.S. Open Championships.
Nujoom Islands dubbed as the floating stars of Sharjah is a masterpiece in design and plan, distinctly divided in to 13 sectors with 10 islands and 3 main lands. A cluster of islands within a sprawling mainland these form ‘a city within the city’ over 60 million square feet. A genuine retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life, Nujoom Islands is designed for the highest quality of residen...
The Saronic Islands are so named because they lie in the Saronic Gulf just off the Greek mainland. The main inhabited islands of this group are Salamis Island (where the ancient Greek navy famously defeated the Persians in the Battle of Salamis), Aegina, Angistri, and Poros. The islands of Hydra and Dokos, which lie off the northeast tip of the Peloponnese (technically between the Saronic Gulf ...
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