Wallis and Futuna is located about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand, at 13°18′S 176°12′WCoordinates: 13°18′S 176°12′W, (225 mi west of Samoa and 300 mi (480 km) north-east of Fiji).
The territory includes the island of Uvéa (the most populous), the island of Futuna, the essentially uninhabited island of Alofi (the population of Alofi was reportedly eaten by the cannibal people of Futuna in one single raid in the 19th century), and 20 uninhabited islets, totaling 274 square kilometres (106 sq mi) with 129 kilometres (80 mi) of coastline. The highest point in the territory is Mont Puke (on the island of Futuna) at 524 metres (1,719 ft).
White Island Camiguin: An uninhabited white sandbar with Mt. Hibok-Hibok and Old Volcan in the backdraft that reflects the grandeur the Province of Camiguin has ever achieved. It is reached within 10 minutes through a banca from anywhere in Yumbing, Mambajao area.
The island is generally horseshoe shaped, although the tides constantly resize and reshape its exact form. There are no trees or shelter of any kind, and it is composed solely of white sands.
White Island attracts thousands of tourists every year. The island can be accessed from Brgy. Agoho or Brgy. Yumbing in Mambajao about 4 to 6 kilometres (2.5 to 3.7 mi) west of the poblacion or town center. Small boats can be hired boat from any of the beachfront resorts that face the island.
St Kilda (Scottish Gaelic: Hiort) is an isolated archipelago 64 kilometres (40 mi) west-northwest of North Uist in the North Atlantic Ocean. It contains the westernmost islands of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The largest island is Hirta, whose sea cliffs are the highest in the United Kingdom and three other islands (Dùn, Soay and Boreray), were also used for grazing and seabird hunting. The islands are administratively a part of the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar local authority area.
The artificial island Palm Jebel Ali is shown well under construction in this
Proba image. The Palm Jebel Ali is the second of three palm-shaped artificial
islands being constructed just off the coast of Dubai.
Jumeirah, located about 15 kilometres east of the Palm Jebel Ali, is much nearer
completion, construction having commenced in June 2001 and due to finish in
early 2006. Work on the Palm Jebel Ali, was started in October 2002 and is
expected to conclude in late 2007. The largest of the three will be the Palm
The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial island created using land reclamation by Nakheel, a company owned by the Dubai government. It is one of three islands called The Palm Islands which will increase Dubai’s shoreline by a total of 520 kms. The Palm Jumeirah is the smallest of three Palm Islands (Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira) under development by Nakheel. It is located on the Jumeirah coastal area of the emirate of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Beatiful Mountings in Faddeyevsky Island (one of Anzhu Islands).
Anzhu Islands or Anjou Islands are the biggest islands in a group of the New Siberian Islands. They include the Kotelny Island, Faddeyevsky Island, New Siberia, and Belkovsky Island.
Nice hills in famous Easter Island.
Santorini Island is a volcano which provided the largest explosion ever seen by humans which wiped out the town of Thera and.
Mid-Atlantic island. Unfortunately it is restricted to a maximum stay of 2 days due to the military activity. Do not swim at the beaches as they are turtle nesting grounds. Keep a lookout for sharks if you swim off your yacht, black Triggerfish in their thousands also nibble on you.