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|If you asked almost anyone to describe a tropical island, they would likely mention palm trees and flat, white sandy beaches that stretch for kilometers: they would describe a coral atoll. Coral atolls are normally long, thin bars of white sand that rise just a few meters above sea level. The island or island group surrounds a hollow center where a volcanic peak once was. The atoll shown in thi...||08/01/2006||505|
|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||663|
|It's an overlay of Europa Island which is a natural reserve under French sovereignity near Madagascar.||02/19/2006||337|
|It's an overlay of Malden Island in the Pacific Ocean. It's an uninhabited island.|
|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||1,431|
|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||398|
|Herbert Island, one of the Islands of Four Mountains group, sits to the west of the island of Chuginadak, from which it is separated by the Chuginadak Pass. (Chuginadak is visible at lower right, with Carlisle Island at upper right). Measuring measuring 10 km across, Herbert Island rises to a heigh of 1,280 m. The summit is topped by a 2 km wide caldera.||06/15/2006||813|
|Easter Island with 3 overlays.|
First, a map with tourist information and the location of Moai sites.
Second is a topographical map hand-drawn by a late 19th century explorer of the island.
Last is a high-res photo overlay. Easter Island, "Rapa nui" in the local language, is also called the "navel of the world" due to its huge volcanos.
|Bora Bora island is possibly the single most famous island in all the world. The legends, mysteries, and romance associated with the words "Bora Bora" bring an almost mystical presence to the island.||10/20/2006||1,235|
|It's an overlay of Kharg Island (Iran). It's one of the Iran's primary oil export terminal in the Persian Gulf.||01/11/2006||727|
|Small island northeast of Antigua.||09/12/2005||647|
|Map overlay that shows the islands names, the volcanos, canals. ||08/24/2005||533|