Island Records

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


Victoria Island

Population of 1,875; part of Canada; 83,897 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is the 8th largest in the world, just beating the island of Great Britain by around 3,000 square miles.

Unknown Falls (by Jason Pineau)

Filed in: Canada Victoria Island Waterfall Beautiful Amazing Arctic Victoria Great Britain Queen Victoria Vic Cold Snow Ice Desolate Large Nunavut Northwest Territories River

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source: flickr.com

Victoria Island

Population of 1,875; part of Canada; 83,897 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is the 8th largest in the world, just beating the island of Great Britain by around 3,000 square miles.

Unknown Falls (by Jason Pineau)

Sikaiana

Population of 300; part of the Solomon Islands; 0.77 square miles.

Interesting fact: the atoll is completely enclosed by coral reef.

Stewart Islands (Sikaiana) (by Adelaide Archivist)

Filed in: Solomon Islands Sikaiana Sikaiana Atoll Sikaiana Island Stewart Islands Stewart Black and White Vintage WW2 WWII World War Two Retro Vintage Photo Vintage Photography Film Photography Tropical Sea Pacific Ocean Oceania Australasia

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source: Flickr / adelaide_archivist

Sikaiana

Population of 300; part of the Solomon Islands; 0.77 square miles.

Interesting fact: the atoll is completely enclosed by coral reef.

Stewart Islands (Sikaiana) (by Adelaide Archivist)

Butaritari

Population of 4,346; part of Kiribati; 5.21 square miles.

Interesting fact: with a good amount of rainfall, Butaritari is lush and so plenty of crops grow well on the island.

Tarawa - Nov. 2008 602 (by betio11.2008)

Filed in: Kiribati Butaritari Tropical Butaritari Atoll Butaritari Island Atoll Island Tropical Island Pacific Australasia Oceania Plane Wreck Plane Crash Crash Wreckage Aeroplane Rust Lagoon Tropical Lagoon Beach Hut Hut Shack Palms Palm Trees Gilbert Islands Polynesia Ocean

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source: flickr.com

Butaritari

Population of 4,346; part of Kiribati; 5.21 square miles.

Interesting fact: with a good amount of rainfall, Butaritari is lush and so plenty of crops grow well on the island.

Tarawa - Nov. 2008 602 (by betio11.2008)

Sumatra

Population of 47,005,538; part of Indonesia; 185,656 square miles.

Interesting fact: despite holding more than one fifth of the population of Indonesia, owing to its size the island is not that densely populated.

Sumatra 1 (by Rob Walwyn)

Filed in: Indonesia Sumatra Sumatra Island Island Population Indonesian Asia Beach Surf Surfing Waves Wave Break Shore Perfect Wave Reef Break Palm Tree Tropical Film Photography Panoramic Panorama Barrel Clouds Sky Sea

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source: Flickr / robbbow

Sumatra

Population of 47,005,538; part of Indonesia; 185,656 square miles.

Interesting fact: despite holding more than one fifth of the population of Indonesia, owing to its size the island is not that densely populated.

Sumatra 1 (by Rob Walwyn)

Rügen

Population of 77,000; part of Germany; 358 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Germany, with the first bathing facility opening on the island in 1794.

Rügen (by mibreit)

Filed in: Germany Rügen Rugen Rügen Island Island Rugen Island German Holiday Destination Bathing Beaches Beach Tourism Tourist Popular Beautiful Clouds Rocks Pebbles Stones Seaweed Cliffs Europe European

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source: Flickr / mibreit

Rügen

Population of 77,000; part of Germany; 358 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Germany, with the first bathing facility opening on the island in 1794.

Rügen (by mibreit)

Bethel Island

Population of 2,137; part of USA; 5.6 square miles.

Interesting fact: most of the island is below sea level.

Bethel Island development in limbo (by afagen)

Filed in: USA Bethel Island Bethel Island America United States North America Sea Level Below Sea Level Mariner California CA Antioch Sacramento San Joaquin River Delta River Island Contra Costa Aerial Beautiful Pattern Lovely

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source: Flickr / afagen

Bethel Island

Population of 2,137; part of USA; 5.6 square miles.

Interesting fact: most of the island is below sea level.

Bethel Island development in limbo (by afagen)

Marinduque

Population of 227,828; part of the Philippines; 368 square miles.

Interesting fact: the average humidity for the island is 78%.

Poctoy White Beach, Torrijos, Marinduque (by ederic)

Filed in: Philippines Marinduque Marinduque Island Island The Philippines Heart Shaped Island Heart Luzon Palm Trees Beach Sand Ocean Sea White Beach Paradise Tropical Tropical Island

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source: Flickr / ederic

Marinduque

Population of 227,828; part of the Philippines; 368 square miles.

Interesting fact: the average humidity for the island is 78%.

Poctoy White Beach, Torrijos, Marinduque (by ederic)

Heirisson Island

Population of 0; part of Australia; 0.11 square miles.

Interesting fact: a statue of Aboriginal warrior, Yagan, was erected on the island in 1984.

city view from Heirisson Island (by superholly0926)

Filed in: Australia Heirisson Island Heirisson Island Australasia Perth Swan River River River Island Western Island Victoria Park East Perth Causeway Nature Reserve Mudflats Aborigine Yagan Warrior

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source: Flickr / superholly

Heirisson Island

Population of 0; part of Australia; 0.11 square miles.

Interesting fact: a statue of Aboriginal warrior, Yagan, was erected on the island in 1984.

city view from Heirisson Island (by superholly0926)

Long Cay

Population of 29; part of the Bahamas; 8 square miles.

Interesting fact: the southernmost point of the island is called Windsor Point.

Bold reflection of clouds in calm Bahamas waters (by cocoi_m)

Filed in: Bahamas Long Cay Long Island Island Sea Ocean Beach Caribbean Caribbean Sea Tropical Clouds Reflections Reflection Sand Windsor Windsor Point Cay Crooked Islands Paradise Summer Tropical Island

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source: flickr.com

Long Cay

Population of 29; part of the Bahamas; 8 square miles.

Interesting fact: the southernmost point of the island is called Windsor Point.

Bold reflection of clouds in calm Bahamas waters (by cocoi_m)

Gough Island

Population of 0; part of the UK; 35 square miles.

Interesting fact: each year as a new team arrives on the island, to man the weather station and perform scientific research, they are supplied with enough food and supplies to last them the whole year.

God’s Window… (by Chantal Steyn)

Filed in: UK Gough Island Atlantic Ocean Ocean Sea Dramatic Cliffs Landscape Colour United Kingdom British Overseas Territory South Africa Weather Station Remote Green Grass Unexplored

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source: Flickr / chantal_steyn

Gough Island

Population of 0; part of the UK; 35 square miles.

Interesting fact: each year as a new team arrives on the island, to man the weather station and perform scientific research, they are supplied with enough food and supplies to last them the whole year. 

God’s Window… (by Chantal Steyn)