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...
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.
Winchester Mystery House, San Jose, California
Number of rooms: 160
Date of Construction: 1884 - September 5, 1922
Stories: Before 1906 Earthquake - 7; presently 4
Number of basements: 2
Heating: Steam, forced air, fireplaces
Windows: Frames 1,257; panes approx. 10,000
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.
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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.