Lord Howe island is an irregularly crescent-shaped volcanic remnant in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand. Along the west coast there is a sandy semi-enclosed sheltered coral reef lagoon, though most of the population lives in the north.
There has about 350 permanent residency and restrictedly allow maximin of 400 tourists in one time.
The Lord Howe Island Group of islands comprises 28 islands, islets and rocks. Apart from Lord Howe Island itself the most notable of these is the volcanic and uninhabited Ball’s Pyramid about 23 km to the south-east. To the north there is the Admiralty Group, a cluster of seven small uninhabited islands.