Islands

Pitcairn

Islands and territories tend to defy a tidy geographical hierarchy. On a planet covered 70% by interconnected oceans, in a literal sense every place is an island. But the really big ones we think of as continents, leaving the smaller islands scattered far and wide as the "leftovers" of geography, which often makes them some of the most unique and interesting destinations.

These region articles attempt to group them logically for the traveler (sometimes bending official geography to do so):

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