Examples of islet in a Sentence
landed the boat on a tiny islet that we had all to ourselves
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That desperation was on show on an uninhabited islet near Hokkaido, the few buildings on which Japanese authorities say was ransacked by a North Korean crew who washed ashore there.
In the 1950s, a family called Sizeland bought Hub Island, one of the tiniest islets in the channel, planted a tree, and built a little cottage that took up almost every leftover square inch of dry land.
The two countries are currently in a dispute over sovereignty of a collection of uninhabited islets in the same region.
USA TODAY Stockholm is made up of many islands — 14 main ones and a few smaller islets, with lots of lovely waterways and artsy bridges in between.
What's Reopening Next Year:Caneel Bay, St. John - unknownThe Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas - October 2018 This British Overseas Territory, nearly 600 miles south of Miami, is made up of seven main islands and 40 uninhabited islets and cays.
Entomologists from the Louis-Malardé Institute in Papeete have pioneered on Onetahi a technique that in one year has rid the islet of the disease-carrying pests using neither chemicals nor genetic engineering.
The full extent of the pollution and its effects are not yet clear; areas like uninhabited rocky islets are also thought to be affected.
In the South China Sea Beijing has continued the building up and militarization of islands, reefs and islets in defiance of an international court ruling.
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