12 bizarre real-life islands that could be the setting for sci-fi films

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Jun 6, 2014

Sometimes the best sci-fi ideas can come from right here on planet Earth. Here are 12 real-life islands that would freak out any sailor.

From isles filled with garbage to freaky rock landmarks or weird animal populations — several of these real-world locales would make a great jumping-off point for a sci-fi storyline. This can also be pretty handy if you're planning the weirdest vacation ever.

Check out the hot spots below and let us know what kind of sci-fi tale you'd pitch if you wound up shipwrecked.

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