Timeline - Chronology of Island

1400, 1499
However, the spelling of the word was modified in the 15th century because of a false etymology caused by an incorrect association with the etymologically unrelated Old French loanword isle, which itself comes from the Latin word insula.

1963
Another hotspot in the Atlantic is the island of Surtsey, which was formed in 1963.

Island in years

Island in years

Island in decades

Island in decades

Island in centuries

Island in centuries