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06-08-2010, 10:05 PM #1
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Top 5 Most Beautiful Islands in The WorldTop 5 Most Beautiful Islands in The World
Here’s the list of most beautiful island in the world. As We know beautiful Island is one of the most favorite travel destinations. We always love pure and relaxing atmosphere in these beautiful island. So here’s the list of most beautiful island in the world
5. Mount Desert Island
Mount Desert Island, in Han**** County, Maine, is the largest island off the coast of Maine. With 108 square miles, It is the 6th largest island in the United States. Although often claimed to be the third largest island in the east coast of the United States, it is only second behind Long Island (and before the Martha’s Vineyard). The island has a permanent population of about 10,000, although estimated two and a half million tourists visit Acadia National Park on the island each year. The island is home many summer colony known as Northeast Harbor and Bar Harbor.
Mount Desert Island
4. Kauai Island, Hawaii
Kaua’i (usually called Kauai outside the Hawaiian Islands) in Hawaii is the oldest island in Hawaii and the 4th largest, has an area of 1446 km˛. Also known as the “Garden Island”. Kaua’i lies 105 miles (170km) across the Kaua’i Channel, northwest of Oahu.
Derived from the volcano, the highest peak on this mountainous island is Kawaikini at 1.598m (5243 feet). The second highest peak is Mount Waialeale near the center of the island at 1.570 m above sea level. Kauai is the wettest place on Earth, with annual rainfall average is 460 inches (11.700mm). The spot is in the east of Mount Waialeale, annual rainfall has eroded the high valley in the middle of the mountains, carved cliff with a beautiful waterfall.
3. Cape Breton Island
Cape Breton Island is part of Nova Scotia province, Canada. Although physically separated from Nova Scotia peninsula by the Canso Strait. But It is artificially connected to mainland Nova Scotia by the Canso Causeway. The island is located in the east-northeast from the mainland while the north and west coast fronting the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, west coast also forming the eastern boundaries of Northumberland Strait. Eastern and southern coast face the Atlantic Ocean, the eastern coast also forming the western boundary to Cabot Strait. Mainland slopes upward from south to north, culminating in the highlands of the north cape. One of the world’s largest salt water lake “Bras d’Or” ( Arm of Gold – in English), dominates the center of the island.
Cape Breton Island
2. Galapagos Island
This island had ever shifted Bali in 1st rank. The island is famous for the beauty of living in the island. There are many ancient times animals that live in the Galapagos islands.
1. Bali Island
Having previously fallen due to the bombing tragedy in 2002 and 2005, Bali was chosen as the most beautiful islands in the polling conducted by Travel + Leisure magazine that based in New York. Bali is very interesting island. Tourist can find many attractions here. There are several beautiful beaches in Bali, meanwhile there’s a traditional culture attraction as well here. Tourist can even see beautiful lakes in the mountainous areas of Bali while next day do surfing in the beach. This is really an island of leisure.
06-12-2010, 01:19 AM #2