We saw an island in the distance.
Tōku ni shima ga mieta.
far away; distant; at a distance; distant place; by far
at (place, time); in; on; during; to (direction, state); toward; into; for (purpose); because of (reason); for; with; by; from; as (i.e. in the role of); per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month"); and; in addition to; if; although
island; territory (of a prostitute, organized crime gang, etc.); turf
indicates sentence subject (occasionally object); indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions); but; however; still; and
to have an audience; to meet; to see; to face (an enemy); to confront; to serve (esp. as one's wife)