Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Island Resorts

USA: The Golden Age’s Exclusive Island Club

Found along the sleepy coast of Georgia, Jekyll Island seems like the kind of lazy, sun-dappled place where nothing of importance could possibly happen. However, the rich history of this barrier isle tells a far different story – one of many pivotal events that helped shape American history.

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Island Resorts

USA: Georgia’s Man of Many Islands

When Captain Andy Hill began exploring the coastal wetlands of Georgia in his boat, he had no intention of purchasing his own island – and certainly not eight of them!

(Image Courtesy of Eagle Island)

Sometimes, life offers the most unexpected opportunities. For boat captain Andy Hill, known locally …Read More: USA: Georgia’s Man of Many Islands

Environment

Scientists discover 657 new barrier islands with the help of satellite images

Barrier islands make up 10% of the earth’s continental shorelines, but what are these islands, how are they formed and where exactly can they be found?

A decade ago, a survey carried out identified 1’492 barrier islands worldwide. Recently, an article in the British Daily Mail Online reported on how improved technology has enabled …Read More: Scientists discover 657 new barrier islands with the help of satellite images