10. The Big Island of Hawaii. From a 2019 episode devoted to Hawaii.
9. The Isle of Man. From the 2013 episode that inspired this episode.
8. Hy-Brasil. Another segment from the same 2013 episode, “Forbidden Islands.”
7. Sardinia. From a 2018 episode devoted to Sardinia.
6. Guadalcanal. Also from the 2013 “Forbidden Islands” episode.
5. Nuku Hiva. From the 2018 episode “The Sentinels,” devoted to the Marquesas.
4. Easter Island. An extremely frequent topic on the show. I believe this is the fifth segment from the same 2018 episode.
3. The British Isles. A little broad for “islands,” I’d say. This excerpt about stone circles is the fourth segment of a 2019 episode on Stonehenge.
2. Malta. Frequently discussed in segments reused and copied multiple times across many episodes stretching back nearly to the show’s beginning, including a previous 2021 clip show, this segment appears to be from the 2023 episode devoted to Malta, incorporating some older material.
1. Nan Madol. From the 2020 episode devoted to Nan Madol, though it was also featured in many previous episodes, including the 2013 one that inspired this list.
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