There are 110 items filed under anomalous islands.

Magnetic Island, Australia

Magnetic Island

After much poking and prodding, this island is decidedly not a magnetic anomaly, but it sure is pretty
23 May 2014
Skagafjörður, Iceland

Drangey Island

An Icelandic island full of diving birds and legend
18 Apr 2014
Hull, Massachusetts

Flying Santa Delivers to Boston Light

A man in a plane delivers Christmas packages to lighthouses
25 Dec 2013
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned, home to the only carless highway in the United States
01 Nov 2013
Yigo, Guam

Andersen Air Force Base

Launchpad for the US military’s dead mouse operation to battle millions of snakes
30 Aug 2013
Malé, Maldives

Thilafushi - The "Rubbish Island"

The exorbitant price of paradise
22 Aug 2013
Frontera, Spain

El Hierro

This Canary island is a quintessential example of nature’s beauty, and its unbridled fury
21 Aug 2013
Saint-Pierre, Martinique

The Prison Cell of Ludger Sylbaris

The cell which saved the life of Ludger Sylbaris, "the man who lived through Doomsday"
13 Aug 2013
Jindo-gun, South Korea

Jindo-Modo Landbridge

Landbridge created by the South Korean version of Moses
11 Aug 2013
Marshall Islands

Bikini Atoll

The birthplace of Godzilla, where hazmat suits were once more appropriate than bikinis
05 Aug 2013
Kiribati

Nikumaroro Island

Amelia Earhart's possible place of death
24 Jul 2013
Howland Island

Earhart Light

The ruins of a lighthouse on the island Amelia Earhart never reached
24 Jul 2013
Vallejo, California

Mare Island

The former Naval shipyard is open for exploring - mostly
22 Jul 2013
French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Kerguelen Islands

French scientists make up the majority of the few humans to occupy this remote island in the extreme southern Indian Ocean
27 Jun 2013
Philippines

Vulcan Point

An island in the middle of a lake, in the middle of a volcano, in the middle of a bigger lake, in the middle of a bigger island, in an archipelago, in the Pacific Ocean
20 Jun 2013
Wake Island

Wake Island

A remote coral island with a gristly history of shipwreck, battles, and a horrendous war crime
18 Jun 2013
Honduras

Swan Islands

Remote Honduran Islands with a colorful history
13 Jun 2013
Homosassa, Florida

Monkey Island of Homosassa

In Florida, these naughty monkeys live on their own mini-monkey Alcatraz
10 Jun 2013
Bronx, New York

Hart Island

The loneliest island in New York
30 May 2013
Llangennith, Wales

Worm's Head Tidal Island

A rocky sea serpent hides caves, blowholes, and a spectacular natural bridge
15 May 2013
Aogashima, Japan

Aogashima Volcano

We heard you like volcanoes so we put a volcano in your volcano so you can die for sure...
14 May 2013
Mexico City, Mexico

La Isla de las Munecas

An island filled with hundreds of hanging, decomposing, decapitated dolls
09 May 2013
Ishinomaki, Japan

Tashirojima - Cat Island

The island where cats are king
22 Apr 2013
Alexandrovsky District, Russia

Nazino Island

Social outcasts and cannibalism in Stalin's Soviet Union
10 Apr 2013
Cornwall, England

St. Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide, possibly one of the earliest western European locations to be identified in text
02 Apr 2013
Saint Helena

Ascension Island

Remote, volcanic island that Darwin, Hooker, and the Royal Navy shaped into a thriving, artificial ecosystem
12 Feb 2013
Sydney, Australia

Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is a Heritage-listed island in the middle of Sydney Harbour
09 Jan 2013
Lido, Italy

Lazzaretto Vecchio

The oldest of Venice's plague quarantine stations, designed to keep the medieval city safe from disease
02 Jan 2013
Mata-Utu , Wallis and Futuna (France)

Ruins of Talietumu Fortress

The final stronghold of a king whose feet never touched the ground
01 Jan 2013
Sark, Channel Islands (UK)

Sark Dark Sky Island

The first island in the world designated a light-pollution-free astronomical observation point
23 Dec 2012
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