Islands by Satellite Image #2

Guess the islands that are pictured in these satellite images.
All images from the Landsat satellite
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Last updated: April 3, 2018
First submittedJune 24, 2017
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Level 83
Jun 25, 2017
Mallorca looks like a goat, or some other sort of animal head.
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Level 54
Oct 2, 2017
Are you kidding me? That's clearly an epic dragon.
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Level 69
Apr 19, 2019
Whatever it is, I got it on quite the lucky guess.
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Level 81
Apr 19, 2019
Whatever it is I'd rather live there than on Booger Island just to the west of it.
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Level 39
Apr 20, 2019
Reminds me of the Grim from Harry Potter
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Level 80
Jun 25, 2017
Palm Jumeirah, seriously? Can that even been properly considered as an island? And I don't say that only because I had no idea of that thing's name wathsoever...
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Level 74
Jun 25, 2017
The intro never said the islands couldn't be man-made.
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Level 67
Jun 25, 2017
Isn't the Palm Jumeirah technically an archipelago, or is it only the middle part that counts as the Palm?
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Level 71
Jun 26, 2017
Looks more like an Atoll :-)
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Level 71
Jun 25, 2017
Yes it can. It is an island, because Bahrain is a peninsula. Do not forger the bridges! Cyprus belongs to Europe, like Greenland!
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Level 33
Sep 30, 2017
Qatar is a peninsula. Bahrain is an island.
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Level 38
Feb 18, 2018
He/She is joking because of the bridges.
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Level 75
Jun 28, 2017
It's a piece of land completely surrounded by water...
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Level 80
Jun 28, 2017
I still think it's a bad idea, I would stick to natural islands, but maybe we can see this as a joke.
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Level 73
Sep 30, 2017
let's just do that
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Level 60
Jan 25, 2019
Absolutely--total atrocity. Is human excrement still washing up on its shores?
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Level 58
Jul 17, 2017
North Island and Hokkaido are similar.
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Level 69
Aug 4, 2017
Okay, is it Majorca or Mallorca???? It keeps changing!! D:
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Level 28
Sep 30, 2017
I dont really know any of these but Im guessing this island is spanish. because in spanish, 2 "l"s might sound as J like. "eja" in "ella"
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Level 59
Sep 30, 2017
No. In spanish, 2 'L's make the sound of 'Y', as ella is pronounced as aye-ya. They can also make the sound of 'zh' as Mazhorca. I am not Spanish so this info might not be 100% accurate. however, i have learned much of this language.
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Level 64
Sep 30, 2017
2 Ls in spanish makes a "J" or "Y" sound, for americans they would see it as a "Y" but for most other languages they would probably suggest the double Ls to be "J"
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Level 33
Sep 30, 2017
2 L's in Spanish makes a "y" sound, not a "J" sound. In Russian the "J" is pronounced like a "Y". I am from Central América so I speak Spanish as a first language. A "J" in Spanish sound more like the "H" in English.
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Level 62
Oct 2, 2017
PTYOLO, Central American Spanish is not standard, your pronounciation of Mallorca is probably much different from this in Spain
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Level 78
Sep 30, 2017
According to Wikipedia both are correct, but Majorca is listed first with Mallorca as the "also" spelling. The name came from Latin, insula major, but the native name is listed as Mallorca. An older spelling was Maiorica. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Majorca
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Level 23
Oct 16, 2017
Sulawesi is easily recognisable once you know it
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Level 75
Aug 3, 2018
So is sarcasm
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Level 75
Sep 17, 2018
Sorry, that was a bit bitchy
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Level 47
Apr 2, 2019
Ive always known it as Celebes...
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Level 46
Oct 6, 2018
I can't believe I didn't get Tasmania. It's so obvious now.
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Level 45
Feb 24, 2019
I had a difficult time recognizing Majorca on its own; I'm so used to seeing it being included with the rest of the Balearic Islands.
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Level 47
Apr 2, 2019
Palm Jumeirah?!??!?!?
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Level 48
Dec 3, 2019
Why does Crete look like Java??