Undeniably, the world is abundantly gifted with so many things that can be used and enjoyed by the entire human race. There are those food items that can be eaten in order to survive such as fruits and vegetables. And in terms of breathtaking sights, there are those beautiful natural sceneries that can mesmerize everyone. Moreover, there are those magnificent islands that can be considered as paradises. In relation to this, here are the 10 most beautiful isolated islands in the world:
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10. Macquarie Island, Australia
This island is undeniably one of the isolated ones in the world since the number of people who are living here is not more than 40 individuals. Can you believe on that? It’s exactly located in the isolated Australian state known as Tasmania. Aside from the amazing natural sceneries that can be seen here, what you will also love are the groups of penguins.
9. Floreana Island, Ecuador
Such island is 1000 km away from the center part of the beautiful country of Ecuador. Its name was taken from the very first President of Ecuador named Juan Jose Flores. The island only has 100 people who are living on it. What you will love here are the crystal clear blue water of the ocean as well as its diverse wildlife.
8. Raoul Island, New Zealand
What is extremely interesting about this beautiful, isolated island is the fact that it is anvil-shaped. This is also called the Sunday Island. Because of the extreme remoteness of Raoul Island, it is not that easy to live here. It has extremely rugged and steep terrain. Moreover, earthquake is normal here since the area is volcanic.
7. Pitcairn Islands, United Kingdom
These are actually composed of 4 volcanic islands, which are considered to be British Overseas Territory. This group of islands can be located in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean. The descendants of this group of islands were the hardy islanders.
6. Easter Island, Chile
Easter Island is a kind of volcanic island located in Polynesia that is considered to be a Chilean territory. It is also called the Rapa Nui. In terms of distance, it is 3,600 km away from the mainland of Chile. In this island, you can see mysterious maoi statues that are around 887.
5. Tromelin Island, France
Around 280 miles away from Madagascar, a low and flat island known as Tromelin Island can be located. It magnificently lies in the Indian Ocean. This island is considered to be the French Overseas Territory despite the fact that there are several countries that are claiming it like Mauritius.
4. Cocos Islands, Australia
Cocos islands are actually composed of two major islands as well as 27 coral atolls. When their population is combined, it will reach not over 600 people. What is extremely interesting about the island is the fact that Charles Darwin once visited here. In terms of distance, this is 2,000 km away from the mainland of Australia and from Java, it is 1,000 km away.
3. Tristan da Cunha, United Kingdom
This is colloquially called Tristan. The truth is, Tristan da Cunha is a group of islands (volcanic islands to be exact) that can be located in the southern part of Atlantic Ocean. It’s an extremely remote archipelago, but there are still some people living here.
2. St. Kilda, United Kingdom
Saint Kilda is actually a very remote archipelago that belongs to the British Isles. From the mainland of Scotland, this island is 160 km away. And from the west part of Harris, this island is 60 km away.
1. Bear Island, Norway
This island is part of the beautiful country of Norway, particularly in the Norwegian Svalbard Archipelago. Dutch explorers were the ones who discovered this beautiful remote island. They were Jacob van Heemskerk and Willem Barents.
These are the 10 most beautiful isolated islands in the world today. The distances of these islands from the mainland will definitely speak it all.