Lord Howe Island - Australia
Lord Howe Island is a crescent shaped, volcanic island, located between Australia and New Zealand. Along the west coast, there is a sandy coral lagoon. Most of the islands population live in the northern part of the island, as the south iheavily forested. The highest point on the island is Mount Gower, which is 875m high. The island was once an important port for whalers, although today, the most important industry is tourism.
The island is a world heritage site, due to its natural significance. Many of the plants and animals on the islands are found nowhere else in the world.