Sandy Island

Sandy Island (Google Maps)
No Thumbnail
Sandy Island (Yahoo Maps)
Google Maps Google Maps Bing Maps Bing Maps Yahoo Maps Yahoo Maps
View in Google Earth
By jbottero @ 2012-11-22 14:52:00
The island that isn't there!

Or maybe it's the island of Doctor Moreau...

Sandy Island looks like a gaping hole in the Coral Sea. About 16 miles long, north to south, it could make the perfect beach nirvana. But the University of Sydney scientists found only ocean 4,620 feet deep when they went to the site while on a research expedition. The depth would preclude the island sinking.

Read the "More Info" linky for the whole story of this non-place.
Views by date
Rate as 1Rate as 2Rate as 3Rate as 4Rate as 5Rate as 6Rate as 7Rate as 8Rate as 9Rate as 10
9.0 (9 votes)




Please log in if you don't want to post anonymously (anonymous users cannot post links)

Please enable images and enter code to post
Similar maps
Johnny Depp's "Little Hall's Pond Cay" island
Bora Bora
North Sentinel Island
Mel Gibson's private island
First completed villa in "The World"
Star Island Miami Beach
Diego Garcia
Leonardo DiCaprio's private island
Reunion Island
Overgrown Mansion on North Brother Island
Trinidad Island
nico picture
@ 2012-11-22 15:04:41
Has it been censored and why?
jbottero picture
@ 2012-11-22 15:15:19
No, it doesn't actually exist. Read the link, it's an anomaly that has made it onto a number of maps. People have gone out and varified that there is no island there.
jbottero picture
@ 2012-11-22 18:48:44
If you switch to "Map View", the graphic image is of a small spit of land...