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12 Naturally-Shaped Islands That Will Blow Your Mind

The shapes of these islands will definitely amaze you.

Are you one of those people who love letting their imaginations run wild? Do you like finding crazy, fun shapes in clouds? Do you like searching for patterns and forming shapes out of inanimate objects?

Take a closer look at these islands—you probably won’t need to try hard at guessing what forms they create since their shapes are undeniable. Some might even stir up your curiosity. I mean, if you believe in legends and myths, these naturally shaped islands would probably give you the creeps.

Here are 12 surprisingly stunning and naturally shaped islands in the world:

#1. Fiji’s Heart Island

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In the beautiful country of Fiji lies a perfect, heart-shaped island called Tavarua, which is surrounded by coral reef. It is ideal for adventurers who love surfing, kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving.

#2. Malaysia’s Smiley Group of Islands

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If you’re on a plane bound to Malaysia, do not be surprised if a passenger sitting next to you will suddenly smile as he or she looks out of the window. Not far from Kota Kinabalu lies three of the five islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park that will probably put a smile on your face too when you see them from up above.

#3. Portugal’s Pizza Island

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This island can make pizza lovers crave for a bite. What you’re looking at is actually the crater of a volcano, and that huge, perfectly round pepperoni-like shape in the middle is a lake. Isn’t it amazing?

#4. Philippines’ Helicopter Island

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Dilumacad is a helicopter-shaped island that is located near El Nido in Palawan. The spectacular isle has an abundant rainforest. A 50-80 feet underwater cave can be found on the northern side of the island while a fringing reef lies on the southern side.

#5. Ecuador’s Seahorse Island in Galapagos

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Isabela Island was formed approximately 1 million years ago by the fusion of six shield volcanoes. The seahorse shaped island is roughly about 4,640 meters in size. It was originally named Albemarle Island.

#6. Taiwan’s Turtle Island

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This turtle-shaped island in Taiwan is Guishan Island’s only active volcano. They say this beautiful piece of land is a great destination for people who want to do whale watching.

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Do you know that the most useful gadget in your life can also turn you into a germophobe once you hear all the icky stuff about it?

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Indeed, the world has become dependent on smartphones that a recent report by Time revealed that 41% of households in US went wireless-only by the end of 2013. Gone are the days when majority of people relied on landline phones.

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Woman Pepper Sprays Bear, Bear Gets Revenge In The Best Way Ever

This is what you get when you annoy a peaceful bear.

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This is what you get when you annoy a peaceful bear.

If you were a bear enjoying a serene walk amidst the majestic nature around you, and an irritating human comes along and sprays mace on your face, what would you do?

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That's exactly what happened to an unassuming Alaskan grizzly bear who was ambling along, minding its own business when a woman taking a solo kayak trip along Berg Bay in Alaska pulled in at a dock and decided to do some sightseeing of her own....

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