A Day In Davis Park, Fire Island (1)

Greenland is the world’s largest island, with an area of over 2.1 million km², whereas Australia , the world’s smallest continent, has an area of 7.6 million km², however there isn’t any standard of measurement which distinguishes islands from continents , 5 or from islets 6 There is a difference between islands and continents in terms of geology Continents sit on continental lithosphere which is a part of tectonic plates floating excessive on Earth’s mantle Oceanic crust is also part of tectonic plates, but it’s denser than continental lithosphere, so it floats low on the mantle. Then, once more, there were none to book, till David Sammis purchased one hundred twenty acres of grassland east of the Fire Island Light Station in 1855 and constructed the sprawling, 1,500-room Surf Hotel complex on it, in search of to ascertain the barrier island as one of many Atlantic Coast’s opulent, celeb-attracting resorts.…