Island Records

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


Geographical Society Island

Population of 0; part of Greenland (Denmark); 663 square miles.

Interesting fact: Svedenborg Fjeld is the highest point on this mountainous island.

Geographical Society Island (by Kath/Na)

Filed in: Greenland Denmark Geographical Society Island Ice Snow Cold Cool Cliff Mountain Rugged Rough Hazy Haze Mist Calm Serene North Arctic Atlantic Fjord Kong Kong Oscar Fjord Rocks

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source: Flickr / kiwi_na

Geographical Society Island

Population of 0; part of Greenland (Denmark); 663 square miles.

Interesting fact: Svedenborg Fjeld is the highest point on this mountainous island.

Geographical Society Island (by Kath/Na)

Lazzaretto Nuovo

Population of 0; part of Italy; 0.035 square miles.

Interesting fact: through it’s history the island has been a Benedictine Monastery, a quarantine site, a defence fortress, and an army base, and is now being converted into a museum and site of cultural interest.

Lazzaretto Nuovo (by venicemos)

Filed in: Italy Lazzaretto Nuovo Lazzaretto Nuovo Venice Lagoon Monastery Plague Army Army Base Fortress Italian Aerial Beautiful Uninhabited Desert Island Benedictine Monks Disease Venetian

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source: flickr.com

Lazzaretto Nuovo

Population of 0; part of Italy; 0.035 square miles.

Interesting fact: through it’s history the island has been a Benedictine Monastery, a quarantine site, a defence fortress, and an army base, and is now being converted into a museum and site of cultural interest.

Lazzaretto Nuovo (by venicemos)

Saint Lucia

Population of 173,765; is a self-governing nation; 238 square miles.

Interesting fact: the population growth on the island is at a rate of around 1.2% per annum.

Ladera Resort, Saint Lucia, West Indies. (by Flash Parker)

Filed in: St Lucia Saint Lucia UK Island Island Nation Caribbean Caribbean Sea Caribbean Island Population Mountain Beautiful Awesome Amazing Viewpoint Sea Ocean Resort Tree Luxury Paradise Clouds Haze Vacation holiday

source: Flickr / shawnparkerphoto

Saint Lucia

Population of 173,765; is a self-governing nation; 238 square miles.

Interesting fact: the population growth on the island is at a rate of around 1.2% per annum.

Ladera Resort, Saint Lucia, West Indies. (by Flash Parker)

Nendo Island

Population of 5,000; part of the Solomon Islands; 195 square miles.

Interesting fact: Spanish settlers sought to establish a colony here in the late 16th Century, but failed.

Canoes, Nendo Island (by David McDonald45)

Filed in: Solomon Islands Nendo Island Nendo Island Santa Cruz Island Mendana Spanish Solomon Islands Pacific Tropical Tropical Island South Pacific Pacific Ocean Canoe Canoes Sea Beach Trees Palm Trees Sky Sand

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source: flickr.com

Nendo Island

Population of 5,000; part of the Solomon Islands; 195 square miles.

Interesting fact: Spanish settlers sought to establish a colony here in the late 16th Century, but failed.

Canoes, Nendo Island (by David McDonald45)

Flatey

Population of 5; part of Iceland; 0.2 square miles.

Interesting fact: the Catalan artist who painted the interior of the church on the island did so for free in return for accommodation when visiting Flatey.

Ljós / Light (by geh2012)

Filed in: Flatey Iceland Flatey Island Cold Cool Chilly Rocks Lighthouse Painter Church Interior Accommodation Free Clouds Sea Ocean Sun Bright Brilliant Amazing Sky Ferry

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source: flickr.com

Flatey

Population of 5; part of Iceland; 0.2 square miles.

Interesting fact: the Catalan artist who painted the interior of the church on the island did so for free in return for accommodation when visiting Flatey. 

Ljós / Light (by geh2012)

Gorgona Island

Population of 0; part of Colombia; 10 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island was a penal colony from 1959 until 1984.

Gorgonilla (by José M. Arboleda)

Filed in: Colombia Gorgona Island Gorgona Gorgonilla Pacific South America America Driftwood Wood Beach Sea Ocean Pacific Ocean Tropical Tropical Island Beautiful Worn Shore Palm Trees Penal Penal Colony Prison

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source: Flickr / jmarbol

Gorgona Island

Population of 0; part of Colombia; 10 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island was a penal colony from 1959 until 1984.

Gorgonilla (by José M. Arboleda)

Kalgin Island

Population of 1; part of USA; 22.67 square miles.

Interesting fact: though the island has moose, foxes and eagles, it has no bears as they cannot swim the strong current to access the island.

06.10.2007 1326 (by jpbilanko)

Filed in: Alaska Kalgin Island Alaska Gulf Island Cold Cool Fox Bears Eagles Moose Kalgin Aerial USA America United States North America AK Creek Lodge Kalgin Lodge

source: flickr.com

Kalgin Island

Population of 1; part of USA; 22.67 square miles.

Interesting fact: though the island has moose, foxes and eagles, it has no bears as they cannot swim the strong current to access the island.

06.10.2007 1326 (by jpbilanko)

Chiloé

Population of 150,000; part of Chile; 3,599 square miles.

Interesting fact: the most common potato grown around the world originates from Chiloé.

Chepu-Sendero de chile-Chiloé (by Modvivendi ✪)

Filed in: Chile Chiloé Chiloé Island Chiloé Archipelago Chiloe Cows Cool Mist Sun Sunrise Sunset Dusk Dawn Sea River Lake Ocean Pacific Potato Beautiful Amazing Awesome Serene Brilliant

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source: Flickr / observamas

Chiloé

Population of 150,000; part of Chile; 3,599 square miles.

Interesting fact: the most common potato grown around the world originates from Chiloé.

Chepu-Sendero de chile-Chiloé (by Modvivendi ✪)

Savai’i

Population of 43,142; part of Samoa; 654 square miles.

Interesting fact: there are more than 100 volcanic craters spread across the island.

Alofa’aga Blowholes - Savai’i (by Vikror)

Filed in: Samoa Savai'i Savaii Savai'i Island Island Volcanic Island Crater Volcano Pacific Pacific Ocean Sea Pacific Island Tropical Tropical Island South Pacific Blowhole Blowholes Polynesia Rock Pool Spray

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source: Flickr / vikror

Savai’i

Population of 43,142; part of Samoa; 654 square miles.

Interesting fact: there are more than 100 volcanic craters spread across the island.

Alofa’aga Blowholes - Savai’i (by Vikror)

Isokwe Island

Population of 3,000; part of Zambia; 1.94 square miles.

Interesting fact: many people come to visit the island from nearby Nchelenge.

Isokwe Island can be seen further (by Zambian Economist)

Filed in: Zambia Isokwe Isokwe Island Island Lake Lake Island Lake Mweru Luapula Province Ferry Distant Horizon Boats Sand Beach Shore Clouds Grain Film Photography Cloudy Grey

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source: flickr.com

Isokwe Island

Population of 3,000; part of Zambia; 1.94 square miles.

Interesting fact: many people come to visit the island from nearby Nchelenge.

Isokwe Island can be seen further (by Zambian Economist)