People usually go to islands to escape their daily routine and embrace Mother Nature. But, there are a few islands on this planet where one must not go. Today, we are going to tell you about the 5 most dangerous islands in the world.
- Miyake Jima Iju Island, Japan
This is one of the most dangerous islands in the world. The amount of poisonous gases is above normal. If you go there, you must wear a mask all the time. There have been many volcanic eruptions on this island in the last century. In the year 2000, there was a severe explosion with a lot of poisonous gases and lava. The Volcano has calmed now, but the presence of toxic gases is still there.
- Poveglia Island, Italy
This island is also known as the ‘Island of Death’. People believe that more than a million people were burnt alive on this island. The island is mostly deserted now. People visiting this island do not return, earning it the name “Ghost Island”.
- Reunion Island, France
This island is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. But it is also quite dangerous. The danger on this island is the shark fishes. These dangerous fishes can kill people in an instant. And that is why swimming is completely prohibited on more than half of the beaches on this island.
- Saba Island, Netherlands
Situated in the middle of the Caribbean Sea, Saba Island is quite a beauty. This small island spreads over just 13 square kilometres. About 2000 people live on this island. This is one of the most dangerous islands because of the frequent storms and earthquakes here. Since 1997, earthquake tremors have increased on this island. A fierce volcanic eruption can occur here anytime.
- Gruinard Island, Scotland
This small oval-shaped island is situated in the Gruinard Gulf, Scotland. This island is also quite dangerous. Actually, during the Second World War, Britain tested a poisonous gas called anthrax on this island. Because of those experiments, the place has become toxic. If someone comes in contact with this gas, then death is almost inevitable.
When you plan your next vacation, you know which places to avoid.