How to Separate out the disconnected regions of a raster into independent rasters?

Discussion created by shaunakv1 on Aug 29, 2011
Latest reply on Sep 15, 2011 by shaunakv1
Please refer to the attached image. The overlay on the map shows a raster file with disconnected circles. I want to split each of those circles into independent rasters in one shot. Is that even possible? If yes how? If not whats the fastest way to do it (avoiding as much donkey work as possible)?