8 Most Weird Islands That Hide Many Secrets In The History

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We rarely have an idea about the tropical islands in our minds when we think about our holiday destination. But some islands even deviate from this stereotype too terribly that these islands should be listed in a separate article.

We have listed down names of such islands only for you.

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Coqui Island

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This island is the perfect example of the beautiful nature that nature always wins when we leave one character in the peace. This island was known as the fishing village. It became empty after the fishermen moved to the mainland from this island and after that, The Mother Nature took over it and nature has been covering the entire streets of this island with soft green blankets all over the area.

“Underwater Waterfall,” an illusion at Mauritius Island

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It’s a beautiful place. This island’s unique natural resources has created a fantastic example apart from it just being a tropical paradise. When we look in this island from the high sky, the flow of sand and silt look at the underwater waterfall in the sea. It creates a beautiful scene.

Snake Island

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This island has gotten a snake, a nickname for a particular reason. This island has become a home for one of the most poisonous snake in the world which named as the Golden Lancehead. Some of the specialists have estimated that around four thousand snakes are living on this island. It means that one snake would be living for every one square meter area of the island. This island is very dangerous that the government of Brazil has banned all the visitors from coming on this island.

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Bouvet Island

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This island is most probably the coldest island on the planet. This island is located in the southernmost point of Atlantic Ocean. It has been discovered several of the times because of its isolation. The very first time, this island was discovered by Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier. He found this island in the year 1739. But unfortunately, his information about this island was not correct because till 1808 nobody could see this island again. In the year 1808, the British Whaler, James Lindsay has come into this island and even named it as Lindsay Island. And after 17 years of this discovery, another whaler hit into it, and he called it Liverpool Island.

After several issues and disputes, finally, in the year 197, the name and credit of discovery of this island were given to Jean-Baptiste.

Clipperton Island

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It is a tiny coral atoll island located in the Pacific Ocean. It is just 6 km square in area. This island is thousands of Kms from any mainland near it and in the early 1900s; this island got used for mining of guano. A small lighthouse got built on the island in the year around 1910, and around 100 people were living on this island at that time. After every two months, a ship arrived there to provide people with food and other necessities there. The boat stopped visiting until 1914 because of the Mexican civil war. Others forgot the people who were living on this island which had no forest or agricultural land. Some last survivors were three women and eight children in the year 1917. They all were malnourished and saved by an American ship.

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Ernst Thalmann Island

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It is a small island near Cuba. In the year 1972, the Cuban leader named Fidel Castro hosted a visit on this island for East German leader who named Erich Honecker. During that time this island was named in honor of Ernst Thalmann and given this island to the German Democratic Republic. The tricky and foremost thing is that as the Berlin wall fell down and due to this fallen wall, west and East Germany became one country and Ernst Thalmann Island got not mentioned in any document. Technically, this small piece of land is the last surviving small piece of East Germany.

Palmyra Atoll

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This island was formed by Coral, and it is the most isolated places on this planet. Dense rainforests cover the beautiful species on this island. Higher concentrations of marine life live on this island. There are lots of superstitions and sounds like paradise surrounds this island. And also a few mysterious ships disappeared on and around this island. You will need to take special permission to visit it.

Vulcan Island

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There is a lake named, Taal in the north of the Philippines. In Tall Lake, there is an island which named as Taal Vulcano and in the middle of this island, there is one other lake, and inside this lake, there is another island which called as the Vulcan Island. It looks like a Russian Doll on the island.