Sites that are islands or island groups, without permanent population on the entire site (except for the odd scientist or park ranger).
|Aldabra Atoll||"Research Officer, Island Manager and their rangers and staff"|
|Archipiélago de Revillagigedo||The nominated property is uninhabited apart from the presence of a Mexican Navy station on Socorro (around 100 people) and a very small base on Clarión (around 10 people). (AB ev)|
|Cocos Island||Only park rangers|
|French Austral Lands and Seas||All islands are uninhabited, except for 3 small scientific/military bases|
|Gough and Inaccessible Islands||Inaccessible Island is uninhabited, Gough Island has a South African weather station|
|Heard and McDonald Islands||Never inhabited|
|Macquarie Island||Except for base of the Australian Antarctic Division|
|Malpelo||Malpelo is uninhabited except for six soldiers, rotated biannually, plus 10 more from the patrol boat. (UNEP WCMC)|
|Rock Islands||presently uninhabited, after the villages were abandoned in the 17th/18th century|
|Sceilg Mhichíl||"lt was occupied continuously until the later 12th century, when a general climatic deterioration led to increased storms in the seas around the island and forced the communitv to move to the mainland. " (AB ev) - "An official guide service was introduced in 1987; three of the four guides live on the island and are present on site seven days a week throughout the season." (AB ev)|
|St. Kilda||Regarding Hirta: except for staff of radar tracking station, Trust and Scottish National Heritgae staff and scientific researchers|
|Wrangel Island||Except for ca. "27 full and part time staff". Presumed never inhabited.|
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