Strange Islands : The name of mystery and terror

Strange Islands : The name of mystery and terror. Yes There are thousands of islands scattered all over the world. When you think of these islands, clear blue waters, cloudless skies and warm sandy charming beaches float before your eyes. But beyond such beauty of nature there are several strange islands. Today We will know the details of those islands…

Strange Islands : The name of mystery and terror

Easter Island

Easter Island
Easter Island

“Easter Island” is a wonder in the world. This deserted island in the Pacific Ocean has many sculptures. Each sculpture is 12 to 15 feet tall. But researchers question – how did the original inhabitants of Easter Island make these sculptures? Analysts are looking for answers to these questions.

So the only tools of early man were stone, bone and coral! If so, how did the islanders learn the trick? How and where did they bring the stones? Analysts are still looking for answers to these questions. Which is still a mystery.

At least the weight of each of these sculptures is more than 20 tons. The tallest sculpture on the island is 32 feet tall. Weight about 90 tons. There are 800 stone idol heads. The largest head is 32 feet tall and weighs 90 tons. Apart from this, Easter Island has a huge rock platform known as ‘Ahu’.

There are amazing stone walls, stone houses and cave paintings. These incoherent creations add to the wonder. The island was first discovered on April 5, 1772 by Dutch explorer Captain Jacob Rogwein. The day was ‘Easter Day’. The Dutch explorer named the island ‘Easter Island’.

Thor Heyerdahl, a world-renowned person, gave information after a lot of research and excavation that some people came from Peru and started living on this island in 380 AD. They were all Polynesians. They built roads, temples, observatories and tunnels on Easter Island.

However, many say that the inhabitants of the island were ancient Egyptians. Easter Island is recognized as a famous ‘Heritage Site’.

Treasure Madagascar

Madagascar is one of the largest islands in the world. It is the fourth largest island in the world. But calling it a different planet will not be wrong. Because not only islands, this island kingdom is full of animal diversity. The animals and plants found here are nowhere else in the world.

Geologists believe that Madagascar separated from the African continent about 1650 years ago. Since then the flora and fauna here have grown independently. Before the 2009 coup, thousands of tourists came to enjoy Madagascar’s exotic beauty.

About 90 percent of the flora and fauna of this enchanting island is a wonder to people all over the world. According to statistics, the island has about 96 percent of vascular plants endemic, 45 percent of ferns endemic, 90 percent of reptiles endemic, 37 percent of birds and 73 percent of endemic bats.

A famous plant here is the baobab, a carrot-shaped tree that can grow up to 80 feet (24 m) tall. There are about 11,000 plants in Madagascar that can only be found on this island. Most of the animals here are characterized by multiple species. An animal called the local Fosa looks very beige, a cross between a dog and a cat.

Titicaca Lake

Titicaca Lake
Titicaca Lake

Lake Titicaca is located on the Peru-Bolivia border in South America. Its main attraction is the floating island. Man-made islands are quite strange and wonderful. The Uro or Uroj tribe people built the islands. After a storm in 1986, such an island was built near the shore.

Since then, people of Uroj tribe have been living in this way until today. Its design is also quite charming. Floating islands are usually made of woven mats made of totora roots tied together with ropes.

Floating islands are usually anchored to a fixed location with eucalyptus poles and ropes placed under the heart of the water. In this way an island can be sustained for up to 30 years. The floating islands are home to a couple of thousand Uroj tribes. The people of this tribe make a living by fishing and weaving various materials.

Dolls Island

The strange, mysterious and haunted island ‘La Isla de las Municas’. Which is known as ‘Putul Dwip’ to the locals. The island is located in Joquimilco, just 17-18 miles south of Mexico City. It is said that three children were playing on this dark island. They were marrying dolls. Suddenly one of the three disappeared. He was later found in an abandoned canal on the island. dead

Since then no one dared to go to that island out of fear. After some time, it was found that dolls and puppets were hanging everywhere on the branches of trees, on the walls of abandoned houses on the island. Which is terrible, terrible. No one has hands, no legs. Someone’s head, face is torn.

Various ghost stories are spread among the locals around these dolls. In their words, the dolls come alive in the dark of the night! Legend has it that the puppets can be seen moving their severed limbs. Many believe that a few years after the child died, a priest named Don Julian Santana came to this island to do penance.

After Julian built a hermitage on the island, the spirit of the dead child often spoke to him. Later UNESCO included the island in the world heritage.

Vulcan Island

Vulcan Island
Vulcan Island

The famous island of the Philippines is strangely and beautifully formed by the whims of nature. The name is Vulcan Island or Vulcan Point, which is a unique wonder in the world. North of Lunz Island in the Philippines is a lake called Taal. In the middle of that lake is an island called Tal Vulcano.

This lake is mainly formed from volcanoes. In the middle of that island is another small island; Which looks like a nut shell. And this small island is known to the world as Vulcan Island – an island within an island.

Put simply, an island in the chest of the Pacific Ocean has another island rising right inside a lake. This is Vulcan Point. The lake partially disappeared after the eruption of this Taal volcano on January 12, 2020. That is, the water of the heart has been lost in the eruption.

According to analysts, the lava beneath the volcano may have played a major role in the evaporation of the Taal lake’s water table.

Death Island

A deserted island in the Gulf of Venice between the Italian cities of Venice and Lido. The name is ‘Death Island’. But its real name is ‘Poveglia Island’. Legend has it that whoever visits this island never comes back alive. Once upon a time the nature of the island was extraordinary.

Many years ago, a terrible plague broke out in Italy. It killed thousands of people. To avoid the epidemic, the Italian government took 160,000 plague patients to the island of Poveglia and burned them alive. Then another disease called ‘Black Fever’ spread in Italy. A lot of people lost their lives in the service.

All those bodies were also said to have been buried on the island. Since then people around the island have been hearing ‘strange noises’ on the island. Locals sense the presence of an unsatisfied ‘spirit’ on the island and stop visiting the island.

At one time the Italian government also built a hospital on the island. That didn’t help either. Working doctors and nurses feel the presence of the ‘spirit’. According to them, there is something unusual here. The government then closed the hospital. An Italian billionaire bought this island from the government in 1960. A terrible accident happened in his family.

Sable Island

Sable Island
Sable Island

There are still some islands in the world that are completely occupied by one animal. One such island is ‘Sable Island’. An island off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada. Which is also known as the ‘Graveyard of the Atlantic’. Be it myth or true story; At one time, many ships were destroyed in these islands that were formed in the heart of the Atlantic.

Reportedly, more than 490 dilapidated shipwrecks dot the island. Where now more than 500 wild horses live. Earlier the scenic archipelago was occupied by shipwrecked sailors and local pirates. Later in the late eighteenth century the first horses were released on the island.

Later their number gradually increased. Horses survive only on grass and water collected from the rain. These horses are one of the attractions of the island’s natural beauty. Although they were wild horses, they were small in size. He was very short in height and black in color. Early horses were collected for personal use and slaughter.

But around 1950 these animals went extinct. Later, some other breeds of horses were brought to the island to speed up breeding. In 1961, Sable Island horses were officially protected under the Sable Island Regulations of the Canada Shipping Act, and since then the horse island has survived without human interference.

It was declared Canada’s 43rd National Park on June 20, 2013. The Sable Islands’ wild herds are unregulated and legally protected from human interference.

Christmas Island

Christmas Island. This island floats in the Indian Ocean 350 km south of Java and Sumatra. The island under Australia is located about 1650 km from Melbourne. The 135 square kilometer island is home to 2,000 inhabitants.

Although the island is occupied by Australia, most of the inhabitants are Asian. There are more than 390 caves in the forest of this island. The length of the coast of the island is about 73 km. Of this, Christmas Island National Park covers 46 km. There are various species of rare plants, reptiles and mammals.

But the main attraction of the park is the red crab. They have built their own kingdom here. Inside the national park, billions of red crabs live in burrows dug into the ground. It is known that the monsoon comes in October-November in this island. Then about 50 million red crabs left the forest and went towards the sea.

The crabs come out of the forest and go to the sea every year through certain routes. Therefore, during the sea of crabs expedition, traffic on those roads is closed. Many tourists flock here throughout the year. Australia has two flights a week and neighboring Fiji’s Fiji Airways one flight a week to Christmas Island.



The Japanese word ‘Usagi-shima’ means ‘Rabbit Island’ in Bengali. The island is known locally as ‘Usagi-shima’ or ‘Rabbit Island’. About 1,000 rabbits roam freely on the island. The number of rabbits is constantly increasing there. From 1929 to 1945, ‘Usagi-shima’ was the weapons depot of the Japanese army.

But not weapons like guns, rifles, tanks or ammunition. A type of gas called mustard gas was used in World War I, and chemical weapons banned by the Geneva Protocol were manufactured on the island before World War II. At that time, six kilotons of mustard gas were stored in this island.

Rabbits were reportedly brought to the island before World War II to test poison gas in Japan. After Japan lost the war, all factories and laboratories were closed and the surviving rabbits were released to the island by workers. Some believe that the inhabitants of that time kept rabbits.

Many also believe that in the 1970s, school children brought rabbits with them when they visited the island. Today’s rabbits are descendants of those brought back then. And those rabbits have grown to over a thousand today.

Snake Island

The island called ‘Ilha de Queimada Grande’ is home to numerous snakes. No one dares to set foot on this island, about 150 kilometers from Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo. The government there has also announced a ban on people entering the island.

It is known that about 11,000 years ago, it became an island from the mainland of Brazil due to the rise of the sea level. It is estimated that more than 2 to 5 thousand species of snakes live on this 106 acre island. It is said that there are 430,000 snakes on this island.

And for this reason, the island named ‘Ilha de Queimada Grande’ has been placed in the list of strange, terrifying and mysterious islands. The pit viper is one of the many species of snakes found on the island. This snake is one of the most venomous snakes in the world and this island is the main habitat of this snake.

There are many other venomous snakes in the world. A family lived on the island for several years to maintain the lighthouse. They were there till 1909-20. It is heard that the whole family entered the house and killed the group of snakes!

And that’s why the island is called snake island or island of snake. At present only scientists and research teams can go there for research work.

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