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|This is where Nelson Mandela spent 29 years in prison for asserting the right of the majority to rule. He emerged a hero and became president of South Africa.||07/31/2005||852|
|The Table Bay Hotel is located in the heart of the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, the hub of one of the world’s most picturesque working harbors.This breathtaking hotel combines the elegance of the stunning neo-Victorian architecture. The rooms and suites command magnificent views over the bay to famous Robben Island, and inwards to the city and the iconic outline of Table Mountain.||07/03/2007||529|
|Red Jet 3 is one of 3 solent class water jet catamarans of the Red Funnel Company. It sails to Cowes on the Isle of Wight.|
|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||1,216|
|The eastern and western shores of the bay are very rocky and even mountainous; in places large cliffs plunge into deep water. The northern shore, however, is defined by a very long, curving, sandy beach. This sandy, northern perimeter of the bay is the start of the area known as the Cape Flats; one can see the large expanses of wind-blown sand in the photograph. The bay is 30 kilometres wide at...||03/18/2009||826|
|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||690|
|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||1,456|
|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...||12/03/2005||646|
|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||560|
|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||333|