Lesbos (/ˈlɛzbɒs/, US/ˈlɛzboʊs/; Greek:ΛέσβοςLesvos, pronounced[ˈle̞zvo̞s]), sometimes referred to as Mytilini after its capital, is a Greekisland located in the northeastern Aegean Sea. It has an area of 1,632 square kilometres (630sqmi) with 320 kilometres (199 miles) of coastline, making it the third largest Greek island. It is separated from Turkey by the narrow Mytilini Strait and in late Palaeolithic/Mesolithic times was joined to the Anatolian mainland before the end of the last Ice Age.
One woman died and another two were rescued on Friday off the eastern Greek island of Lesbos in an incident involving an inflatable dinghy carrying Somali migrants. The Greece coastguard said 24 migrants who arrived early Friday told authorities that three women had fallen into the sea as their boat approached Lesbos and were still missing.
A child looks through the fence at the Moria detention camp for migrants and refugees at the island of Lesbos on May 24, 2016 ... A refugee holds two children as dozens arrive on an overcrowded boat on the Greek island of Lesbos ... Migrants wait under outside the Moria registration camp on the Lesbos.