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Bardsey Island, Wales
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Bardsey Island, Wales

 (JPG) Bardsey Island, Wales (54,997 bytes) ( 395 x 655 )
Lying 3 km off the Llyn peninsula of Wales, the Bardsey Island is known as the Island of 20,000 saints. While today’s permanent population numbers only four, the island was once an important religious site, with a 6th century monastery. It is the legendary burial site of King Arthur. Another legend holds that anyone who died on the island would not go to hell. The image was acquired April 4, 2006, covers an area of 6 by 10 km, and is located at 52.7 degrees north, 4.8 degrees west.

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Bardsey Island, Wales Bardsey Island, Wales
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