Thursday, July 25, 2013

Various Islands Most Unique Ever

Ometepe: Island of the World's Oldest Volcano Formed

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Ometepe is one of the oldest islands in the world. The island is made ​​up of two volcanoes sticking out of the lake of the Republic of Nicaragua. Its name comes from the Nahuatl words ome (two) and tepetl (mountain), meaning two mountains. Two volcanoes Concepcion and Maderas it is. Although the island of Ometepe is a volcanic island with dangerous, but still there are people living there, the population of approximately 35,000 inhabitants. This area is also included in the area of ​​tourism.



Ellesmere Island is Frozen Small

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Ellesmere is one of the islands in the world where the temperature reaches freezing point below 0 degrees Celsius. Islands that are in the Canada, located to the west of Greenland. Ellesmere is a barren natural 'laboratory' of the geologists and biologists who are studying the natural changes. So, there is rarely visited Ellesmere Island this.






Azores: Rugged and Remote

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Island in the Atlantic ocean is really unique, you come in and want to cook, do not need to think about making the stove, simply dig the ground so your food will be cooked. Azores are volcanic islands located off the coast of Portugal. Another uniqueness of this island had the weather can change quickly.
If under normal circumstances, it is in the winter ranges from 13 degrees Celsius 22 degrees Celsius summer. But the weather in the Azores could change quickly. So, on the island you can see four seasons in one day.



Peacock, Holy Island in the middle of the River

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Peacock tiny island called Holy Island because of the sacred temple complex Umananda. This tiny island in the middle of a wide river Brahmaputra in Assam Province, India. Temple in Guwahati Umananda Built in 1594, by the Ahom king of Assam.
Among the temples which are in Assam, worship of Lord Shiva temple is one of the most visitors. To Reach Temple, one must cross the river by boat from the Kachari ghat. There is also a ferry service is available from 7 am until 5 pm.





Samosir: Island on the Island In

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Samosir Island is located in the middle of Lake Toba, a large lake on the island of Sumatra, which is part of Indonesia. There are also two small lakes on the island.
As the island of Samosir Island is believed to be the largest ever. The extent of 630 km2, is only slightly smaller than Singapore's original area 714 km2. The island is located in North Sumatra, Indonesia.
Samosir island was created about 30,000 years ago during a massive eruption of the volcano. While the Toba lake itself was created 75,000 years ago are also due to volcanic eruptions. In addition to the island of Samosir, volcano eruption also caused the emergence of the mainland peninsula on the island of Sumatra which is now the city Prapat.



Dubai's Large-Scale Sand Art

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A pride in itself of Dubai, because they were made to organize the results of artificial islands resembling giant palm tree. The islands are the largest land reclamation project in the world, also became the largest artificial islands in the world. The islands are the Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira.
Its creator is Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum which aims to increase tourism in Dubai. Each palm tree-shaped island, topped with a crescent, and will be equipped with various facilities that make people comfortable. Palm Islands situated off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Persian Gulf.
In all three islands there will be over 100 luxury hotels, exclusive villas and apartments by the beach, marina, water theme parks, restaurants, shopping malls, sports facilities and health spas.
Construction of the Palm Jumeirah began in June 2001. Palm Deira, which is planned area of ​​46.35 square meters will exceed the extent of Paris, construction began in 2003. Construction will be completed within the next 10-15 years.

   
Gunkanjima: Ghost Town in the Middle of the Sea

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In the early 1900s, Gunkanjima a prosperous island for its rich coal. Mitsubishi Corporation which manages to mine coal here, really makes Gunkanjima a rich city and densely populated, whereas the size of the island is not more than 1 km2.
To accommodate the miners, ten apartment complex built on a small stone. There are also schools, restaurants, and gaming houses, all surrounded by a protective wall. The island is known as "nashi Midori Shima," without a green island. In the 50's the population reached 6,000 people, it is the most populous island in the world at that time.
With the endless potential of coal in this island then this island is becoming obsolete. Fifty years later, the island is like a ghost island, the buildings began to crumble. In the years 1974-2009, the island was declared closed from visitors. But recently it appears the new provisions, the unique island opened to tourists. The island is also listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site.

  
Tristan da Cunha: The Most Isolated Island in the World

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The island is located in the southern Atlantic Ocean, about 2,816 miles from South Africa and 3,360 miles from South America. Tristan island is very, very isolated from the outside world. Surrounded by mountains and sea that makes access to the island is very difficult. Not to mention the difficult nature of character, such as harsh winds. The island is located in Saint Helena sovereignty, Britain, only has a population of 270 people.
 

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