Check out these amazing i
slands; very interesting info which includes the Alcatraz
Island, Sealand, Surtsey and the Gunkanjima!
Home to the first lighthouse on the
4. EASTER ISLAND (Polynesian triangle,
World heritage site and one of the most isolated inhabited islands in history
First settled by a small party of Polynesians,
Island is one of the youngest inhabited territories on Earth, and
for most of its history it was the most isolated inhabited territory on Earth.
Its inhabitants the Rapanui have endured famines, epidemics, civil war, slave
raids and colonialism; have seen their population crash on more than one
occasion, and created a cultural legacy that has brought them fame out of all
proportion to their numbers.
3. SEALAND (Principality)
World's smallest island
The Principality of Sealand is an island and a micronation located on HM Fort Roughs, a former Maunsell Sea Fort located in the North Sea 10 km (six miles) off the coast of
Suffolk, England, in
what is claimed as territorial waters using a twelve-nautical-mile radius.
Since 1967, the installation has been occupied by associates and family of Paddy Roy Bates, a former radio broadcaster and former British Army Major, who claims that it is a sovereign and independent state. Critics, as well as court rulings in the
and in Germany, have claimed
that Roughs Tower
has always remained the property of the United Kingdom, a view that is
disputed by the Bates family. The population of the facility rarely exceeds
ten, and its habitable area is 550 m2 (5920 sq ft).
2. SURTSEY (
The emerging island
1. GUNKANJIMA (
The Ghost (and forbidden)
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