Island Records

A virtual journey across the globe hopping from island to island gleaning photos and facts as we go!


Dominica

Population of 71,293; a self-governing nation; 290 square miles.

Interesting fact: breakfast is an important part of Dominican culture.

Roseau, Dominica (by PhilaMike)

Filed in: Dominica Dominica Island Caribbean Caribbean Sea Caribbean Island Island Beach Rainbow Rain Bow Bow Rain Sun Sunny Summer Sea Port Harbour Blue Sky Sky Clouds Roseau Sailing Beautiful Awesome

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source: Flickr / philamike

Dominica

Population of 71,293; a self-governing nation; 290 square miles.

Interesting fact: breakfast is an important part of Dominican culture. 

Roseau, Dominica (by PhilaMike)

Sarpan

Population of 0; part of Senegal; 0.08 square miles.

Interesting fact: there is a rare bird, a subspecies of Phaeton, that is only found on Sarpan and the Galapagos Islands.

arrivee (by te-re-sa)

Filed in: Sarpan Senegal Serpents Sarpan Island Ile Aux Serpents Iles de la Madeleine Galapagos Islands UNESCO World Heritage Site Africa Blue Sea Amazing Clear Cliff Colours Dramatic Green Sea Blue Sky Rock Formation Sea Bird Phaeton African Island Remote Uninhabited Desert Island

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source: Flickr / malaidea

Sarpan

Population of 0; part of Senegal; 0.08 square miles. 

Interesting fact: there is a rare bird, a subspecies of Phaeton, that is only found on Sarpan and the Galapagos Islands.

arrivee (by te-re-sa)

Ytterøya

Population of 494; part of Norway; 11 square miles.

Interesting fact: lots of burial grounds dating from the stone age have been found on the island.

Rainbow (by Ingar Saltvik)

Filed in: Ytterøya Norway Island Ytterøya Island Levanger Trondheimsfjord Fjord Ford Stone Age Rainbow Rain Bow Rain Bow Nord-Trøndelag Lake Sun Thunderstorm Storm Blue Colours Rainbow Colors Rainbow Colours Color Peaceful Tranquil Calm

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source: Flickr / saltvik

Ytterøya

Population of 494; part of Norway; 11 square miles.

Interesting fact: lots of burial grounds dating from the stone age have been found on the island.

Rainbow (by Ingar Saltvik)

Banggai Island

Population of 37,155; part of Indonesia; 103 square miles.

Interesting fact: despite giving its name to the group of islands to which Banggai belongs, the island is only the second largest in that group.

Pasopi Village, Banggai Island, Indonesia (by EdBob)

Filed in: Banggai Island Indonesia Banggai Island Asia Asian Molucca Sea Sea Ocean Boat Canoe Clear Green Green Sea Blue Sea Clear Sea Paddle Local Tropical Tropical Island Tropical Sea Peleng Banggai Islands Java Far East Sulawesi Archipelago Indonesian Pasopi Pasopi Village

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source: Flickr / edbob

Banggai Island

Population of 37,155; part of Indonesia; 103 square miles.

Interesting fact: despite giving its name to the group of islands to which Banggai belongs, the island is only the second largest in that group.

Pasopi Village, Banggai Island, Indonesia (by EdBob)

Csepel Island

Population of 165,000; part of Hungary; 99.2 square miles.

Interesting fact: the tallest structure in Hungary, the Lakihegy Tower, is located on the island.

The Csepel - Island in Budapest (by Játékos)

Filed in: Csepel Island Hungary Island Faded Misty Foggy Fog Lakihegy Tower Tower High Tall Structure Lakihegy River Island Grey Monochrome Gray Clouds Aerial River River Danube Danube Industrial

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source: flickr.com

Csepel Island

Population of 165,000; part of Hungary; 99.2 square miles.

Interesting fact: the tallest structure in Hungary, the  Lakihegy Tower, is located on the island.

The Csepel - Island in Budapest (by Játékos)

Island of Mozambique

Population of 14,000; part of Mozambique; 0.38 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island was named after a sultan of the island and was then taken as the name for the whole country.

Harbour, Island Of Mozambique, Mozambique (by Eric Lafforgue)

Filed in: Island of Mozambique Mozambique Mozambique Island Island Africa African Indian Ocean Portuguese Portugal Harbour Boat Sea Beach Sand Golden Sand Golden Blue Sky Blue Clouds Boats Sailing Yacht Colonial Sunny Summer Panorama Panoramic Colour Dhow Shallow

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source: Flickr / mytripsmypics

Island of Mozambique

Population of 14,000; part of Mozambique; 0.38 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island was named after a sultan of the island and was then taken as the name for the whole country.

Harbour, Island Of Mozambique, Mozambique (by Eric Lafforgue)

The Pearl

Population of 5,000; part of Qatar; 1.54 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is being artificially constructed and when it is finished is intended to be home to 45,000 residents.

The Pearl-Qatar (by Lornss AlNaimi)

Filed in: The Pearl Qatar Pearl Pearl Island The Pearl Island Middle East Arab Emirate Persian Gulf Aerial Beautiful Island Amazing Sea Ocean Awesome Construction Artificial Artificial Island Asia Expensive Towers Tower Blocks Skyscrapers Blue Sea Turquoise Sea Turquoise Aquamarine Building Paradise

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source: Flickr / 8x

The Pearl

Population of 5,000; part of Qatar; 1.54 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is being artificially constructed and when it is finished is intended to be home to 45,000 residents.

The Pearl-Qatar (by Lornss AlNaimi)

Six Mile Island

Population of 0; part of the USA; 0.13 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is used as the halfway marker for the Great Steamboat Race during the Kentucky Derby Festival.

87j287: Gamefisher dinghy at Six Mile Island (by Bill Alden)

Filed in: Six Miles Island USA Kentucky Six Miles Island River Island Ohio River Ohio River Boat Rowing Boat Great Steamboat Race Kentucky Derby Festival Nature Preserve Jefferson County Jefferson Trees Film 35mm Gamefisher Dinghy Photography

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source: Flickr / bill_alden

Six Mile Island

Population of 0; part of the USA; 0.13 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is used as the halfway marker for the Great Steamboat Race during the Kentucky Derby Festival.

87j287: Gamefisher dinghy at Six Mile Island (by Bill Alden)

Kunta Kinteh Island

Population of 0; part of the Gambia; 0.001 square miles.

Interesting fact: the first settlers, from modern day Latvia, built the fort on the island, though it has since been taken over by the Dutch, British and French.

The Island (by Oldt1mer - Keith)

Filed in: Kunta Kinteh Island The Gambia Gambia Kunta Kinteh Kunta Kinteh James Island Fort Latvia Britain Netherlands Dutch British French France Holland Africa Slave Slave Trade River Island River Island Gambia River African Minimal Small Ripples Calm Cool Cold Warm

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source: Flickr / oldt1mer

Kunta Kinteh Island

Population of 0; part of the Gambia; 0.001 square miles.

Interesting fact: the first settlers, from modern day Latvia, built the fort on the island, though it has since been taken over by the Dutch, British and French. 

The Island (by Oldt1mer - Keith)

Tobago

Population of 60,874; part of Trinidad and Tobago; 116 square miles.

Interesting fact: the name of the island has given itself to the word, tobacco.

That Divine Light (by timcorbin)

Filed in: Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Island Tobago Island Trinidad Tobacco Smoking Smoke Cigarette Cigar Puff Caribbean Caribbean Sea Sea Ocean Waves Rocks Rugged Sun Sun Rays Rays Clouds Colour Faded Beach Shore Atlantic North America South America 400th post

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source: Flickr / timocorbin

Tobago
Population of 60,874; part of Trinidad and Tobago; 116 square miles.
Interesting fact: the name of the island has given itself to the word, tobacco.
That Divine Light (by timcorbin)