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Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Fire and ice Smoke rises from McDonald Island's volcano. Where Are They? For a remote, icy spot, skip the crowds on Antarctica—which was visited by …

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands country profile, with map and flag of Marshall Islands; geography, history, politics, government, economy, population, culture, religion, languages, and largest cities.

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands country profile, with map and flag of Solomon Islands; geography, history, politics, government, economy, population, culture, religion, languages, and largest cities.

Faroe Islands

This group of 18 islands, of which 17 are inhabited, is located in the North Atlantic about 200 mi (322 km) northwest of the Shetland Islands. They were settled by the Vikings, the ancestors of the mo…

Howland Island

Island of the Earhart mystery     Desolate Howland was celebrated aviator Amelia Earhart's final destination. …

Bouvet Island

The most remote spot on earth Landing on Bouvet Island is no mean feat — even the navigator who discovered it (and whose name it bears) was unable to do so. …

Navassa Island

Isle of pristine peauty and the Guano Act of 1856 Where Is It? Columbus managed to find Navassa in 1507, yet today the island remains virtually invisible to the tourists …

Rhode Island

Rhode Island State Facts Official Name: State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations Entered Union: May 29, 1790 (13th State) Present constitution adopted: 1843 Fun Facts State…

Clipperton Island

Blue Lagoon and Pirate's Lair Where Is It? A French island located in the Pacific about 700 miles southwest of A…

Fantasy Island

ABC Saturday 9:00–10:00 p.m.; on hiatus Cast: Malcolm McDowell, Louis Lombardi, Edward Hibbert, Madchen Amick, Fyvush Finkel and Sylvia Sidney …