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|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 difficultólikely a primary reason the mutineers chose Pitcairn. The center of the island is green, covered with a dense forest. The islandís only inhabitants (descendants of the Bounty mutineers and ...||08/02/2006||1,504|
|A bright strip of sand surrounds a pale blue lagoon and the remnants of a volcanic peak on Oeno Island. Sitting approximately 280 kilometers northwest of Pitcairn Island in the South Pacific, Oeno is a prime example of a tropical island in the middle stages of its development. Like Pitcairn, Oeno started out as a rocky volcanic peak. Over time, coral colonized the submerged edge of the island, ...||08/02/2006||749|
|One of the Pitcairn Islands that was made famous by the Mutiny on the Bounty.||08/24/2005||460|
|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||538|
|Adamstown (named after Bounty mutineer John Adams) is the only settlement of Pitcairn Island and by default the capital of the Pitcairn Islands. It is located in the central north of the island and has a population of 46 (out of a total of 67 for the entire island). Adamstown is the smallest official capital in the world. This city is the main area where the residents live, eat, and sleep. Amon...||07/04/2006||657|
|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||752|
|Actually the replica of the HMS Bounty stands in the harbour of Sydney.|
Built for the film, "Mutiny on the Bounty" starring Mel Gibson, Bounty is a faithful replica of Captain Bligh's 18th Century Vessel.
The original Bounty was burned by Fletcher Christian at Pitcairn Island in 1789, but the legend lives on.
|It's an overlay of Europa Island which is a natural reserve under French sovereignity near Madagascar.||02/19/2006||376|
|It's an overlay of Malden Island in the Pacific Ocean. It's an uninhabited island.|
|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||446|
|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||904|
|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.