Sheikh Hamad Had His Name Carved into Island

    Sheikh Hamad, billionaire and royal family member in the United Arab Emirates, had a huge carving of his name that's even visible from space etched into a private island.

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    Abu Dhabi and the rest of the United Arab Emirates has had a booming economy in recent history that has created a rich society which is headed by an increasingly wealthy royal family.

    With so much wealth at his disposal, Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan or 'The Rainbow Sheikh', a member of the UAE royal family in Abu Dhabi, had a huge carving of his name, 'HAMAD', dug into a section of a private island that he owns.

    The humongous carving in the sands of Futaisi Island measures in at a whopping 2 miles long and 1000 meters high. It is even visible from space and can be viewed at the coordinates: 24°20'41.06"N 54°19'31.19"E.

    Sheikh Hamad has a taste for doing things on a large scale. He has one of the largest car collections in the world, the world's largest truck, the world's largest caravan, and even the world's largest motorised model jeep - amongst other things.

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