Franc Jozeph Island
Franc Jozeph Island (Albania)
|Location||Buna River; Adriatic Sea|
|Area||0.05 km2 (0.019 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||4 m (13 ft)|
Franz Jozeph Island (Albanian: Ishulli i Franc Jozefit), is an island located at the mouth of the Buna River in Albania. The island is made up of rich alluvial soil and becomes a peninsula depending on the size of the Bojana's flow. This island is an important nesting ground for many seabirds, especially the Ardeidae family.
The island is low ground covered with a sandy seashore and dominated by alder trees. The trees are 75 years of age and reach a height of 16 m (52 ft). The island receives few foreign tourists and attracts for its quietness.
- "Albania, A new Mediterranean Love". National Agency of Tourism.
- Pashaj, Myslym. "Ishulli i Franz Jozefit dhe kufijtë detarë me Malin e Zi". Shekulli (in Albanian) (September 19 2010). Retrieved 20 September 2010.
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