High island

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Moorea, a high island of volcanic origin where the central island is still prominent
Stromboli is one of the eight Aeolian Islands, a volcanic arc north of Sicily

Volcanic Island or High island Geologically is an island of volcanic origin The term can be used to distinguish this kind of islands from Low islands; which are formed from Sedimentation or the uplifting of coral reefs[1]

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  1. Murphy, Raymond E. (July 1949). ""High" and "Low" Islands in the Eastern Carolines". Geographical Review. American Geographical Society. 39 (3): 425–439. doi:10.2307/210643. JSTOR 210643.