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With an area of only 37 square miles, the island of St. Maarten/St. Martin is the smallest land mass in the world to be divided between two governments. Its dual owners are the Dutch and the French, who have shared the tiny and paradisical island more or less peacefully for almost 350 years. This understated absence of conflict testifies to one of the island's most precious and attractive characteristics--its unusual serenity.
Fernando de Noronha
What does Fernando de Noronha remind you of, this very unusual place? The Cliffs of Dover? Jurassic Park? The Volcanic Formations of the Hawaiian Coast? A Tropical Paradise? The Land That Time Forgot? These are just a few of the descriptions uttered by those who have been lucky enough to visit this very special place. But, the best description of all is - A place like you've never seen before ! 200 miles off the northeastern coast of Brazil lies a mountainous archipelago made up of 21 islands, the National Marine Sanctuary of Fernando de Noronha. With its crystal-clear water and rich marine life, the archipelago is a heavenly retreat for underwater pleasures.
Scotland Island is an island in the north of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Church Point is located 33 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Pittwater Council.
Punat is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. There are 1,876 inhabitants, with 91% Croats. The town first appears in writings from AD 1377, but we do know the exact date of foundation. In the bay there's the little island of Kosljun.
Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea at 8,336 km² (3,219 square miles).
In the heart of the Cyclades Islands, Paros, with 10,000 inhabitants and 120km coastline, is a whole world fulfilling everybody's dream of an Aegean Island. Serene landscape with fertile valleys and rolling hills dotted with small churches and monasteries, endless sandy beaches with sparkling blue waters, famous monuments from the lands rich ancient and medieval past, picturesque white villages bathed in the unique, dazzling Aegean light.
Lundy is the largest island in the Bristol Channel, lying 12 miles (19 km) off the coast of Devon, England, approximately one third of the distance across the channel between England and Wales.
Sao Vicente (Portuguese for "Saint Vincent"), also Son Visent or Son Sent in Cape Verdean Creole, is one of the Barlavento islands of Cape Verde. It is located between the islands of Santo Antao and Santa Luzia, with the Canal de Sao Vicente separating it from Santo Antao. The island is composed by a single administrative division, the São Vicente municipality.
The largest island in the archipelago, 27kms long and 12kms at its widest, the economic centre and seat of government with approximately 85 percent of the population. The island is spectacular with its huge mountains and lush tropical vegetation rising to 905 meters at its highest.
Ishigaki is an island west of Okinawa Honto and the second-largest island of the Yaeyama Island group. It is within the City of Ishigaki in Okinawa Prefecture.