9 Most MYSTERIOUS Islands On Earth!

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  • Published on:  Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Islands throughout the world that are shrouded in mystery! From Mexico's creepy Island of the Dolls to the Naval Base on Diego Garcia

    #9. “Island of Socotra”- Off the coast of Somalia in the Indian ocean is an island that seems as though it belongs on another planet. Socotra Island has long been theorized as a location for the biblical Garden of Eden, and just by looking at pictures of it you can see why. The island is home to several species of plants that are can’t be found anywhere else on Earth. There are the Dr. Seuss looking Adenium socotranum which have big bulbous trunks and tiny gnarly branches that sprout from their tops and bear flowers that are a marvelous shade of pink. There odd appearance makes them kind of look like giant root vegetables. Then there are the Dragon’s Blood Trees which look like perfect natural umbrellas. The have trunks that resemble that of an average tree but their thick tightly bunched branches shoot upwards and form a mushroom like crown. Socotra is also home to three geographically unique species of bird: the socotra sunbird, socotra grosbeak and socotra starling. There aren’t many other creatures that inhabit the island other than that of bats and insects and the last time it was home to man was around the year 100 A.D. Adding to the mystery, the island has been the site of dozens of shipwrecks over the years.

    #8. “Palmyra Atoll”- Though technically not an island but an atoll that formed from coral the mysterious nature of Palmyra Atoll cannot be ignored. Also known as Palmyra Island, the breathtakingly beautiful ringlet sits between American Samoa and Hawaii. Though it is full of lush vegetation and appears unblemished by man the island has long be the subject of superstition and folktales. There have been several cases of violent shipwrecks and mysterious disappearances of ships on and around the island. Those who have observed the island and survived to tell their tale have claimed having seen some extremely bizarre sights like that of floating lights, ghosts and sea monsters. It is also reported to be the home of an incredible amount of sharks who may have developed a distinct taste for humans. There is also the story of lost Incan treasure that may still be on the island. These tales and others which cannot be discussed do to their graphic nature have made Palmyra the stuff of legend amongst sailors and Pacific Islanders for centuries.

    #7. “Vulcan Island”- Vulcan Island in the Philippines isn’t necessarily an island that is shrouded in mystery but it definitely is a mindblowing locale. On the northern Philippine island of Luzon there sits a lake named Taal and in that lake there is an island called Taal Volcano, inside this island is the world’s largest crater lake and inside of this lake there sits yet another island, known as Vulcan Island. Not only is Vulcan Island one of the most fascinating of natural recursion it happens to be located on one of the most active volcanoes in the entire Pacific Ocean. Because of this fact it is incredibly dangerous to visit Vulcan Island as it has been quaking and bubbling consistently since 1991.


  • Mark16marasigan Zitro

    Lol taal volcano is very normal to us filipino’s i wonder why you guys are so scred?

  • REV Hans
    REV Hans  yesterday

    I hope there is a Tortuga island

  • Almer Locsin
    Almer Locsin  4 days ago

    please take time to research before uploading... vulcan island? hmmmmnnnn... this is my country... please do more research.... some of your info is untrue...

  • Rúben Abreu
    Rúben Abreu  7 days ago

    Hi guys. 5am here.
    These videos are much better when seen past midnight, or am I the only one who feels thay way?
    May you, from the other side of the world, have a peaceful and relaxing night.

  • Amaan Farshori
    Amaan Farshori  7 days ago

    What about the Sentinel Island in Andaman Nicobar((India).. it is supposed to be the biggest mystery of all time.

    DU30 NAMBAWAN  7 days ago

    Any Filipinos here?
    Proud Filipino here🇵🇭♥️

  • WTH Gaming
    WTH Gaming  7 days ago

    I guess im not sleeping tonight

  • abby brintny
    abby brintny  14 days ago +1

    4:50 he said native American people's

  • KeepitKute
    KeepitKute  21 days ago

    Number two should have been 1

  • Una Luna Elvish Witch Fae


  • Ace Hardy
    Ace Hardy  21 days ago


  • pyramid architect
    pyramid architect  21 days ago +8

    Jeffrey Epstein's pedophile Island is the most mysterious island on earth.

  • btetschner
    btetschner  a months ago +1

    Thank you that was really enjoyable.

  • deathchilde
    deathchilde  a months ago

    #9 should be at #1

  • No Justice Just Us
    No Justice Just Us  a months ago

    Socotra is my endz

  • Aye Boi
    Aye Boi  a months ago

    cringey fucker.. i hope there will no more philippines reference in any videos..

    if someone mentioned philippines in the video most of filipino which is lives in a country side are looking proud of it.. Fuck you im ashemed of being a filipino...

    being proud to be filipino on small things like being mentioned in a videos? Fucking cringey shameful.

  • GalacticDuckies
    GalacticDuckies  a months ago

    Hate to break it to you all but 9 is actually incorrect. The Garden Eden was located in a different area, Euphrates River and Tigris River. Undiscovered but between those rivers.

  • Sundus Ainab
    Sundus Ainab  a months ago +1

    I just discover there is island well scary islan that's near to ma country somalia😨

  • Silent2theSkull 6SK
    Silent2theSkull 6SK  a months ago

    I think chills told people there's a haunted place that is called island of dolls

  • BoOkOfSeAn 8
    BoOkOfSeAn 8  a months ago

    It's from Philippines i mean the Vulcan island