Island Records

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


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)

Arguin

Population of 0; part of Mauritania; 7.7 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is an ideal wintering area for migratory birds.

Le Banc d’Arguin @ Bassin d’Arcachon, France (by fabiengelle)

Filed in: Arguin Mauritania Arguin Island Mud Flats Arguin Sandbank Sandbank Uninhabited Birds Aerial Sand Sand Dunes Dunes Dune Sea Ocean Africa Blue Sea Tropical Migration

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source: Flickr / fabiengelle

Arguin

Population of 0; part of Mauritania; 7.7 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is an ideal wintering area for migratory birds.

Le Banc d’Arguin @ Bassin d’Arcachon, France (by fabiengelle)

St Agnes

Population of 73; part of the UK; 0.57 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is the only one of the populated island in the Isles of Scilly to not have a hotel.

Emerald Ripples, St Agnes (by calderdalefoto)

Filed in: St Agnes UK Scilly Isles of Scilly Scilly Isles Scily Silly Silly Isles Isles of Silly Saint Agnes England Cornwall Tresco Hotel Bay Beach Sea Green Sea Emerald Blue Sea Blue Green Aquamarine Clear Stones Jetty Tropical Blue Sky Grass Seaweed

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source: Flickr / calderdalefoto

St Agnes

Population of 73; part of the UK; 0.57 square miles.

Interesting fact: the island is the only one of the populated island in the Isles of Scilly to not have a hotel.

Emerald Ripples, St Agnes (by calderdalefoto)

Cerf Island

Population of 100; part of the Seychelles, 0.49 square miles.

Interesting fact: to travel to the island you can either go by boat or by helicopter.

Cerf Island_Seychelles (by Maria Michalinos)

Filed in: Cerf Island Seychelles Surf Surf Island Cerf Island The Seychelles Mahe Small Africa Tropical Island Tropical Tropics Tropic Beach Sand Shore Indian Ocean Indian African Girl Retro Bikini Film Photography Converse Blur Focus Grain Tan

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source: Flickr / mariamk_2011

Cerf Island

Population of 100; part of the Seychelles, 0.49 square miles.

Interesting fact: to travel to the island you can either go by boat or by helicopter.

Cerf Island_Seychelles (by Maria Michalinos)

Eil Malk

Population of 0; part of Palau; 7.3 square miles.

Interesting fact: there are more than 10 lakes on the island, the most well known being Jellyfish Lake, which is densely populated with two species of jellyfish.

IMG_0017 (by benti.micronesia)

Filed in: Eil Malk Palau Rock Islands Eil Malk Jellyfish Lake Jellyfish Jelly Fish Jelly Fish Snorkelling Snorkel Underwater Tropical Tropical Island Tropics Uninhabited Deserted Island Underwater Photography Rock Island Islands Lake Pacific Pacific Ocean Australasia Oceania Golden Moon Marine

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source: flickr.com

Eil Malk

Population of 0; part of Palau; 7.3 square miles.

Interesting fact: there are more than 10 lakes on the island, the most well known being Jellyfish Lake, which is densely populated with two species of jellyfish.

IMG_0017 (by benti.micronesia)

Flint Island

Population of 0; part of Kiribati; 1 square mile.

Interesting fact: in 1908, an expedition from the Lick Observatory in California observed a total eclipse of the sun from the island.

Flint. Coconut Forest.17184 (by University of Hawaii Museum)

Filed in: Flint Island Kiribati Island Flint Oceania Australasia Pacific Ocean Pacific Pacific Island Tropical Island Tropical Palm Trees Coconut Palms Coconut Palm Tree Black and White Vintage Vintage Photography Retro Photography Film Grain Analogue Photography Analogue Line Islands 1934 Desert Island Deserted Uninhabited Beach

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source: Flickr / uhmuseum

Flint Island

Population of 0; part of Kiribati; 1 square mile.

Interesting fact: in 1908, an expedition from the Lick Observatory in California observed a total eclipse of the sun from the island.

Flint. Coconut Forest.17184 (by University of Hawaii Museum)

Kastellorizo

Population of 492; part of Greece; 5 square miles.

Interesting fact: there is one bus on the island that is used to collect tourists from the airport.

To The Sea (by Melissa Maples)

Filed in: Kastellorizo Greece Kastellorizo Island Greek Island Tropical Island Sea Crystal Clear Clear Water Clear Sea Mediterranean Island Med Island Mediterranean Beautiful Steps Stairs Steps into the sea Blue Sea Blue Water Green Sea Turquoise Contrast Colour Ancient Amazing Awesome Color Bathing Swimming

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source: Flickr / melissamaples

Kastellorizo

Population of 492; part of Greece; 5 square miles.

Interesting fact: there is one bus on the island that is used to collect tourists from the airport.

To The Sea (by Melissa Maples)