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Naxos Island

Naxos is a Greek island. It is the largest of Cyclades group islands. Its total area is 430 sq.m. It is in the center of the Aegean Sea. Naxos has a population of 18.188 people. The largest town on the island is Naxos City, which has a population ...

                                               

Paros

Paros is a Greek island which belongs in Cyclades group. It is the third largest island in the Cyclades. Its area is 195 square meter and its population is 12.853. The island has got a scheme almost circular. The most largest towns in Paros is Pa ...

                                               

Rhodes

Rhodes is a Greek island, belonging to the Dodecanese island group. In Greek it is called Rhodos. The largest cities are Rhodes City in the north and Lindos in the south-east. About 120.000 people live on Rhodes. It has an international airport i ...

                                               

Skyros

Skyros is an island of the east coast of Greece. It is the southernmost island of the Sporades, an archipelago in the Aegean Sea. Around the 2nd millennium BC and slightly later, the island was known as "The Island of the Magnetes". Later it was ...

                                               

Zakynthos

Zakynthos is a Greek island. It is the third largest island in the Ionian Sea. It is in the south Ionian Sea, west of the Peloponnese. Zakynthos total population amounts to 41.472 inhabitants. The largest town of Zakynthos is Zakynthos city. Zaky ...

                                               

Mount Kyllini

Mount Kyllini or Mount Cyllene Greek: Κυλλήνη, sometimes Ζήρια, is a mountain on the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. It is famous for its association with the god Hermes. Mount Kyllini rises to 2.374 m above sea level. This makes it the second h ...

                                               

Santorini caldera

Santorini caldera is a large, mostly submerged caldera. It is in Greece, in the southern Aegean Sea, 120 kilometers north of Crete. Visible above water is the circular Santorini island group. The caldera measures about 12 by 7 km 7.5 by 4.3 mi, w ...

                                               

Iceland hotspot

The Iceland hotspot is a geologic hotspot. It is partly responsible for the high volcanic activity which has formed the island of Iceland. Iceland is one of the most active volcanic regions in the world. On Iceland, there are volcanic eruptions a ...

                                               

Eyjafjallajokull

Eyjafjallajokull is a volcano in Iceland. The name means "island-mountains glacier". The south end of the mountain was once part of the coastline of the Atlantic ocean. The sea gradually moved about 5km south. Now there are beautiful steep cliffs ...

                                               

Lakagigar

Lakagigar is a row of spectacular craters along twenty-five kilometres in the southern Icelandic Highlands. They formed in the eruptions at Laki in 1784. The system erupted violently over a eight months between June 1783 and February 1784. Lava c ...

                                               

Abdul Kalam Island

Abdul Kalam Island, formerly known as Wheeler Island, is an island off the coast of Odisha, India, approximately 150 kilometres from the state capital Bhubaneshwar. The Integrated Test Range missile testing facility is located on the island. The ...

                                               

Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep. Eleven of the 36 coral atoll islands of Lakshadweep are inhabited. The islands are the only coral atolls in India. The people living there are Malayalam and Mahl people, who have been influenced by Arab traders. Lakshadweep is a Musl ...

                                               

Srirangam

Srirangam is an island in the Kaveri River. It is a part of the city of Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu, India. It is a famous place because it is one of the 108 Divya Desams, or holy places, according to Hinduism. Srirangam is border by the Kaveri ...

                                               

Deccan Plateau

The Deccan Plateau is a large plateau that covers most of South India. It is triangular, surrounded by three mountain ranges. It extends over eight Indian states. The plateau covers 422.000 square kilometres 163.000 sq mi, 43 percent of Indias la ...

                                               

Bali

Bali is an island and a province in Indonesia. The province includes the island of Bali and a few other islands. The island is known as an island of a thousand temples. There are about 3.100.000 people in Bali. Balis most important city is Denpas ...

                                               

Borneo

Borneo is the third largest island in the world. It is in the center of maritime southeast Asia. This island is part of three different countries. Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei each have part of Borneo. Indonesias region is called "Kalimantan". ...

                                               

Buru

Buru is an island in Indonesia. About a third of the people are indigenous, mostly Buru, but also Lisela, Ambelau and Kayeli people. Between 1658 and 1942, Buru was colonised by the Dutch East India Company and then by the Crown of the Netherland ...

                                               

Gili Air

Gili Air is the smallest of the Gilis and it is closest to the Lombok mainland, making it popular with honeymoon couples and travelers seeking a quiet retreat. It has population of about 1.000 and administratively lies in the West Nusa Tenggara p ...

                                               

Gili Islands

The Gili Islands are a group of three small islands – Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air - very close to the northwest coast of Lombok, Indonesia. The islands are a popular destination for Western tourists. Each island has several small resor ...

                                               

Gili Meno

Gili Meno is an island in Indonesia. It is the middle of Lomboks three Gilis. It has population of about 300, mainly concentrated on the center of the island. The main income of the population comes from tourism, coconut plantation, and fishing. ...

                                               

Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan is the largest of Lomboks Gili Islands. It is the only one to rise notably above sea level. It is 3 km long and 2 km wide. The island has a population of about 1000 people. Of the Gilis, Trawangan has the most tourist facilities. T ...

                                               

Komodo (island)

Komodo is one of the 17.508 islands in the Republic of Indonesia. The island has a surface area of 390 km² and over 2000 people live there. The people on Komodo are descendants of former convicts. They were sent away to the island and mixed with ...

                                               

Krakatoa

Krakatoa is an active volcano in the Sunda Strait, Indonesia. There are many different ways the name has been spelled. The volcano has erupted repeatedly in known history. The best known of these events occurred in late August 1883. On 22 Decembe ...

                                               

Run (island)

Pulau Run is an island in Indonesia. It is one of the smallest Islands of the Banda Islands. It is about 3 km long and less than 1 km wide. It used to be of great importance, because of the value of the spices nutmeg and mace. Both spices are fro ...

                                               

Mount Merapi

Mount Merapi is a volcano in Indonesia. It is on the island of Java. It is conical in shape. It is the most active volcano of Indonesia. In Indonesian, the name means mountain of fire. The volcano has been descovered by Mr Morris in 1754

                                               

Mount Tambora

Mount Tambora is an active volcano in Indonesia. It is on top of a subduction zone. Tambora was taller before its explosive volcanic eruption in 1815. This killed tens of thousands of people around the world. Later eruptions have been smaller.

                                               

Toba catastrophe

The Toba catastrophe was the largest volcanic eruption in the last 2.6 million years. It is called a catastrophe because its effects may have damaged the human species.

                                               

Capri

Capri is an island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is on the north side of the Gulf of Naples, Italy. The main town on the island shares the name. It has been a resort since the time of the Roman Republic. The Emperor Tiberius lived here from 26–31 AD. ...

                                               

Giglio

Giglio Island is an island and Italian commune located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the coast of Tuscany, part of the Province of Grosseto, and part of Tuscan Archipelago

                                               

Pontine Islands

The Pontine Islands are a small archipelago along the Gulf of Gaeta, in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the west coast of Italy, at about 30–40 km from the European continent. The islands were named after the largest island in the group, Ponza.

                                               

Sardinia

Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is an autonomous region of Italy. It was formerly the Kingdom of Sardinia. The official name is, in Italian, Regione Autonoma della Sardegna.The capital and largest city is Cagliari.

                                               

Sicily

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean. Along with some smaller islands it is an autonomous region of Italy. The capital city of Sicily is Palermo. The population was about 5.087.000 in 2004. Sicily is the biggest region in the nation ...

                                               

Monte Cimone

The Monte Cimone, 2.165 m 7.103 ft high, in the province of Modena, comuni of Fiumalbo, Sestola, Fanano and Riolunato. It is the highest point in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. It can be seen from very far away. It has the form of a low pyra ...

                                               

Monte Vettore

Monte Vettore is a mountain on the border between Umbria and the Marche, in Central Italy. It is the highest mountain in the Marche region and in the province of Ascoli Piceno.

                                               

Punta La Marmora

The mountain is named after Alberto della Marmora, an Italian geographer and naturalist who described the island in two works: Voyage en Sardaigne 1826 and Itineraire de lile de Sardaigne 1860. The name of the mountain, in the Sardinian language, ...

                                               

Tsugaru Strait

Tsugaru Strait is a channel that is between the islands of Honshu and Hokkaido in northern Japan. It connects the Sea of Japan with the Pacific Ocean. It was named after the western part of Aomori Prefecture.

                                               

Dejima

Dejima was a small fan-shaped artificial island in the bay of Nagasaki. It was built in 1634. The island was made by digging a canal through a small peninsula. It was the only place of direct contact and trade between Japan and the outside world ...

                                               

Enoshima

Enoshima is a small island in Sagami Bay on the Pacific Coast of the Japanese island of Honshu. It is part of Fujisawa in Kanagawa Prefecture. Enoshima has an area of about 0.2 km². It is linked to the mainland by a bridge. The island is at the m ...

                                               

Ezo

Ezo, also known as Yezo or Yeso, is an ancient Japanese name for the lands to the north of Japan. It was the name of the northern Japanese island of Hokkaidō. It was also used as a name for islands in the Sea of Okhotsk, including the Kurile Isla ...

                                               

Hachijō-jima

Hachijō-jima is a volcanic Japanese island that is in the Philippine Sea and the Pacific Ocean. This island is also part of Tokyo. There are also several animals that live in this Island

                                               

Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima, also known as Iō-tō, is an uninhabited Japanese island in the Volcano Islands. It is south of the Bonin Islands. It is 650 nautical miles south of mainland Tokyo.

                                               

Kuril Islands

The Kuril Islands, also called the Chishima Islands, are a group of islands between Russia and Japan. The northern islands are a part of Russia and the southern islands are a part of Japan. Both countries say that they own four of the islands in ...

                                               

Okinawa

Okinawa is the name for the biggest island in the Ryūkyū Islands, far south of Japan. It is also the common name for Okinawa Prefecture, which controls the Southern Ryūkyū Islands. The capital of Okinawa is Naha. Naha is on the island with the mo ...

                                               

Okinotorishima

Okinotorishima is an uninhabited Japanese island in the Philippine Sea. The 3-sq mile atoll is part of the Palau-Kyushu Ridge.

                                               

Senkaku Islands

Senkaku Islands, also called Senkaku Shotō, Diaoyu Dao Islands and Tiaoyutai Islands, are uninhabited islands in the East China Sea. The group of islands, islets and rocks is east of mainland China, northeast of Taiwan, west of Okinawa, and north ...

                                               

South China Sea Islands

South China Sea Islands are 250+ small islands, atolls, cays, shoals, reefs, and sandbars in the South China Sea. Most of these small islands are uninhabited. There are minerals, natural gas, and oil deposits on the islands or under the seafloor ...

                                               

Popocatepetl

Popocatepetl is an active volcano. The volcano is the second highest mountain in Mexico after Pico de Orizaba. It is 5.426 m high.

                                               

Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri is a group of mountains in Nepal. It is 120 km long and lies between Kaligandaki river and Bheri river. Dhaulagiri I which is the seventh highest mountain in the world whose height is 8.167 metres lies in this group. The name Dhaulagir ...

                                               

Mount Everest

Mount Everest is the highest mountain on Earth. Mount Everest is in the Himalayas, the highest mountain range in the world. It is about 8.848.00 metres high. Its peak is on the border of Nepal and China. It is above the Death Zone where the air i ...

                                               

Pumori

Pumori is a mountain on the Nepal-Tibet border. It is in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas. Pumori lies just eight kilometres west of Mount Everest. Pumori means "the Mountain Daughter" in Sherpa language. It was named by George Mallory. "P ...

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