Easter Island

Published June 29, 2016

Easter Island

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean there is an island of volcanic origin, known as Easter Island. Easter Island was opened on the day of the Christian holiday of Easter April 14, 1722 Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen. Open them to the land already belonged to the local name of Rapa Nui. The island of 165 square meters. km. Easter Island belongs to Chile...

Island of lost ships

Published August 21, 2016

Island of lost ships

It turns out there is the island of lost ships. It is located near the north-eastern coast of North America, at a distance of 200 km from the peninsula of Nova Scotia. Over 500 years, the name of this island is the horror in the navigators, who called it "an island thousands of lost ships", or "island of death"...

Black island

Published October 14, 2016

Black island

Almost in the center of the Atlantic are small uninhabited black island. They are called the Holy names of Peter and St Paul. 12 rocky islands are located at a distance of 950 km from the city of Natal (Brazil). These islands inhospitable and overcast. They are a solid black rocks, which are devoid of any vegetation...

Devil's island

Published October 14, 2016

Devil's island

In 1502 Spanish navigator Bermudez discovered among the Atlantic Ocean a small cluster of uninhabited islands surrounded by reefs and shoals. Going round the devil's island, so they called Bermudez, he left the archipelago...

Manhattan

Published October 14, 2016

Manhattan

The island of Manhattan becomes 58.8 km², and the population District of Manhattan charges 1,565 million. Manhattan - is the historic core of the city of New York and one of its five boroughs. In addition to the island of Manhattan, Borough includes several small islands...

Asphalt lake

Published October 14, 2016

Asphalt lake

On this island there is a small circular asphalt lake Pitch Lake is 2 km in diameter, an area of 47 hectares. It is filled with liquid asphalt. The surface of the lake is a frozen mass of 30 cm. If the crust to make a hole, liquid asphalt flow out of it. Asphalt - an important means of state arrived to Trinidad and Tobago...

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