Tag: islands

Aug 9, 2017

The Tiny Island in New York That Nobody’s Allowed to Visit

The Tiny Island in New York That Nobody’s Allowed to Visit

There’s a tiny island on the East River that you’ve probably never heard of, and you’re not allowed to visit it

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Feb 26, 2017

These Fish Can Bite Through Rock and They Poop Fine Sand That Turns Into Islands

These Fish Can Bite Through Rock and They Poop Fine Sand That Turns Into Islands

A school of Humphead Parrotfish descend on a coral reef to feed and turn the age old coral into a fine sand that, in turn, forms islands

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Nov 27, 2016

Tesla Just Powered a 600-Person Island With Renewable Solar Energy

Tesla Just Powered a 600-Person Island With Renewable Solar Energy

5,300 solar panels and 60 powerpacks will offset the annual use of 109,500 gallons of diesel

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Mar 29, 2016

Picture of the Day: Wizard Island, Oregon

Picture of the Day: Wizard Island, Oregon

Wizard Island is a volcanic cinder cone that soars over 750 ft above Crater Lake

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Mar 7, 2016

Boaters Find Sandbar in the Middle of the Ocean. Turns Out to Be the Live Birth of an Island

Boaters Find Sandbar in the Middle of the Ocean. Turns Out to Be the Live Birth of an Island

On August 12, 2006, the crew aboard the ‘Maiken’ were sailing in the South Pacific when they came across a truly bizarre sight…

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Aug 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: This Surreal Uninhabited Island in Madagascar

Picture of the Day: This Surreal Uninhabited Island in Madagascar

The surrounding sand and silt deposits make it look otherworldly

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Mar 4, 2015

Incredible Video Shows Just How Low the Planes at Maho Beach Get

Incredible Video Shows Just How Low the Planes at Maho Beach Get

Flying frequently tends to make one either bitter or obsessed with aviation. I fall into the latter category. Visiting Maho Beach in Saint Marteen was always on my bucket list. It's as crazy as it looks — planes landing just feet from a public beach. A post shared by Paul Luning (@pluning) on Feb 14,…

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