Islands, who will not love them? Think of being in a place where you are surrounded by stunning beaches ocean all around. The isolation, sandy beaches, warm sun, beautiful landscapes and it has got lot to offer. There are plenty of Islands around the world but here we are going to see 10 Islands that stand out from others.
9) Vancouver Island, British Colombia
Vancouver Island is located in the northeastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Canada. This Island measures 32,134 Km. This place has got some great history since it sheltered indigenous peoples for thousands of years. Tourism, Fishing and Logging has been the main source of income in this place.
8) Sicily, Italy
This is the largest island in the Mediterranean sea. The entire island measures about 25,711 km2. We must have read about Mount Etna which is the tallest active volcano in Europe which is located in Sicily. Apart from Mount Etna, this Island has many mountains and rivers and entire terrain is pretty hilly in nature. Agriculture plays a main role in yielding bread and butter for the people in Sicily.
7) St Kitts and Nevis, West Indies
This Island lies in the super hot destination spot “the Caribbean”. And the fact that it is a Island country makes it more unique. The total Island spreads to an area of about 261km2. This Island is quite known for attracting tourist from all around the world and depends on other aspects such as Agriculture and light manufacturing for Economy.
6) Galápagos, Ecuador
Galapagos is located in the Pacific ocean with it’s area extends up to 7880km2. This Island is very famous for it’s wild life. It is being said that the great scientist Charles Darwin has examined the wild life of this Island which has contributed to put forward his theory of Natural selection on Evolution. Tourism plays a major hand in the economy of this place.
5) Maui, Hawaii
The Island of Maui extends up to 1883 Km2 and is the second largest Island of Hawaiian Islands. Every year thousands of tourists flocks into this Island to enjoy its diverse and exquisite beauty. This Island is pretty famous for its water sports like Snorkeling, Windsurfing, Surfing, Kiteboarding and Kitesurfing.
4) Bali, Indonesia
Bali this is a heaven on earth and quite famous honeymoon spot for couples who would love to bask in its solace. Bali covers an area of 5780 Km2 with diverse marine species and mind boggling corals. This Island yields a great revenue from its tourism.
Maldives is an Island country which constitutes of many small chain of Islands. This Island mainly constitute diverse marine life and rich coral life. Apart from the marine life the place is also know for it’s rich culture.
1) Santorini, Greece
Known for it’s blue and white hues painted all over the Island, this Island is another fine example of beauty of Greece. The Island extends up to 90.69 Km2. Apart from the beauty Island has great historical value since this place has many important historical events has occurred in this place. This place yields great portion of its revenue from its tourism.
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