Of Mas-a-Tierra lies the islet of Santa Clara.
The situation of the town proper, on a small triangular islet only connected with the mainland by three moles and bridges at the angles, has always rendered its fortification comparatively easy, and down to 1873 it was a fortress of the first rank.
The islet in front of the harbour, subsequently known as the Penon, had been occupied by the Spaniards as early as 1302.
Opposite the primary xylems, the cambium either (a) forms parenchyma on both sides, making a broad, secondary (principal) ray, which interrupts the vascular ring and is divided at its inner extremity by the islet of primary xylem; or (b) forms secondary xylem and phloem in the ordinary way, completing the vascular ring.
On an islet in the lake stands a ruined "broth" or round tower.
With the exception of Rose Island, which is an uninhabited coral islet 70 m.
In 1866 a submarine volcano near the islet of Olosenga was the scene of a violent commotion, discharging rocks and mud to a height of 2000 ft.
In the malarious islet of Asinara a pond of stagnant water was treated with petroleum and all windows were protected with gauze.
The earliest churches were built with cemeteries for the dead; and thus we find the nucleus of the city of Venice, little isolated groups of dwellings each on its separate islet, scattered, as Cassiodorus 1 says, like sea-birds' nests over the face of the waters.
Distant, are the remains of a British fort and of the Llanllaianau monastery, opposite the Middle Mouse islet and close to Llanbadrig old church and Cemmaes.
It stands on the eastern shore of a low fertile islet between Kvald and the mainland, in 69° 38' N., 18° 55' E.
In the north inspectorate the centres are: Egedesminde, on an islet at the mouth of Disco Bay; Christianshaab, one of the pleasantest settlements in the north, and Jacobshavn, on the inner shores of the same bay; Godhavn (or Lievely) on the south coast of Disco Island, formerly an important seat of the whaling industry; Ritenbenk, Umanak, and, most northerly of all, Upernivik.
These two islands lie parallel to each other, Tamara to the west; they form a sort of basin, in the centre of which is the islet of Crawford.
They were desired by France because of their geographical position, Konakry, the capital of French Guinea, being built on an islet but 3 m.
In the islet of Lele, close to Kusaie, at the eastern extremity of Micronesia, the ruins present the appearance of a citadel with cyclopean ramparts built of large basaltic blocks.
At Silver Islet, Lake Superior, mining was successfully carried on for years under the protection of a coffer dam and an arch of rich silver ore less than 20 ft.
Santa Islet lies off the bay of Cosca, in 9° I' 40", and the three high rocks of Ferrol in 9° 8' 30" S.
Horadada Islet, with a hole through it, is to the south of Callao Point.
South of the entrance to Pisco Bay is Zarate Island, and farther south the white level islet of Santa Rosa.
Even the barren islet of Comino, between Malta and Gozo, was inhabited in prehistoric times.
The climate is similar to that of Mayotte (see CoMORO Islands), and the neighbouring islet of Nossi-komba, about 2000 ft.
MELORIA, a rocky islet, surrounded by a shoal, almost opposite Leghorn.
MONT ST MICHEL, a rocky islet of western France, off the coast of the department of Manche, some 6 m.
The fortress-abbey to which Mont St Michel owes its fame stands upon the more precipitous side of the islet towards the north and west, the sloping portion towards the east and south being occupied by houses.
Off the south coast of this peninsula lie the three Oenussae islands and the islet of Theganussa (Venetik6).
At length the sun's rays have attained the right angle, and warm winds blow up mist and rain and melt the snowbanks, and the sun, dispersing the mist, smiles on a checkered landscape of russet and white smoking with incense, through which the traveller picks his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off.