Man is a unique being, going to extra extend to come up with unique features all over the planet. When it comes to islands, he is not left behind. His activities have led to some of the magnificent islands available in the world. Islands stand in solitude surrounded by infinite blue waters. He is assisted by the modern technology to come up with some of these artificial islands, putting up beauty and utility all combined.
Here are the 10 most beautiful man made islands in the world
This is an artificial island located to the West of Male in Maldives. It is found between Gulhifalhu and Kaafu Atoll’s Giraavaru. It was built in 1992 using reclaimed coral reefs and has become a dumping ground for rubbish of over 300 tons. It is reportedly growing at a rate of 0.92 square meters daily thus attracting businessmen.
9. alboa Island
It is located in Newport beach in California and it is a combination of three modified artificial islands namely Collins, Little Balboa, and Balboa Island. There is a bridge constructed to connect this island to the mainland. It is a 0.52 square kilometer island harboring 3,000 residents thus making it one of the highly populated communities in the Orange County.
8. Artificial Islands For Tokyo Disneyland
Disneyland in Tokyo is an international theme park which is very famous. It is set in an artificial Island in Urayasu Chiba. It has made the resort to be the most visited tourist place and the only Disney park which is built outside the USA. This island resort has four Japanese airports and five resort hotels within a walking distance.
7. Willingdon Island
This is one of the largest artificial islands found in India and it is part of Kochi city in Kerala. Most of it was constructed from Lake Kochi and it was constructed by filling a natural island, which existed before with dredged soil.
6. Venetan Artificial Island
It is located in Biscayne Bay and it is a chain of man made islands which are interconnected by bridges from the Miami Beach in Florida to Miami Mainland. It is a combination of the following artificial islands; San Marino, Rivo Alto, Biscayne, Di Lido, San Marco, and San Marino. It is an inhibited picnic island Flagler Monument, which was built in 1920.
5. Kamfers Dam Island
It lies in South Africa in the Kamfers Dam Lake and it is a giant S shaped artificial island in the North of Kimberley. Since it was construced in 2006, it has become the breeding ground of the lesser Flamingoes. The Ekapa Mining is behind its construction.
4. The Pearl – Qatar
It is an artificial island which is almost 4 million square meters in Doha, Qatar. It is the first one to be owned by foreigners in Qatar on a freehold. Between 2011 and 2015, it increased its population from 3,000 to 12,000. It was built by United Development Community.
3. Artificial Islands of Uros
It is an artificial island in Peru which was made from reed growing along Lake Titicaca Puno. The reeds were bundled into a floating island platform .Each island has between 2-10 reed houses. It has a watchtower.
2. Spiral Island
This is an artificial island in Mexico, which is a floating man made island which was built by a British artist Richard Sowa in 1998. It was constructed using over 500,000 bottles. It was destroyed in 2005 by the hurricane Emily and rebuilt in a bigger and better way and since 2008, it was renamed Joyxee and it attracts several visitors.
It is in the Danish part of Oresund and it is part of the Oresund Bridge. This bridge connects Sweden and Danish. The island was built to make a point of crossing between the bridge and the tunnel. Before then, that was obstacle free between Sweden and Danish. In order to preserve the ecology, only biologists are allowed here once in a while yearly.
Yes,the man is great in every sense. He comes up with amazing things every day and the above are just an example of what the creative mind a human being can do. Share this information on your social media platform.