Islands articles on Wikipedia
considered an island. ThereThere are two main types of islands in the sea: continental and oceanic. ThereThere are also artificial islands. The word island derives
May 20th 2017

Pitcairn Islands
Pitcairn-IslandsPitcairn Islands (/ˈpɪtkɛərn/; Pitkern: Pitkern Ailen), officially Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, are a group of four volcanic islands in the
May 12th 2017

Pacific Islands
The Pacific Islands are the islands of the Pacific Ocean. Three major groups of islands in the Pacific Ocean are Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia.
May 12th 2017

Ryukyu Islands
Ryukyu-IslandsRyukyu Islands (琉球諸島?, Ryūkyū-shotō, Japanese pronunciation: [ɾʲɯːkʲɯː], English /riˈuːkjuː/), more commonly known in Japanese as the Nansei Islands (南西諸島
May 5th 2017

Canary Islands
middle of the islands of La Gomera, Tenerife and La Palma; where the laurisilva forests grow. The seven major islands, one minor island, and several
May 8th 2017

Galápagos Islands
principal language on the islands is Spanish. The islands have a population of slightly over 25,000. The first recorded visit to the islands happened by chance
May 20th 2017

List of islands of Scotland
There are also clusters of islands in the Firth of Clyde, Firth of Forth, and Solway Firth, and numerous small islands within the many bodies of fresh
May 19th 2017

Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands remained largely uninhabited until the 17th century. While there is no archaeological evidence for an indigenous people on the islands, a variety
May 3rd 2017

List of Caribbean islands
article: List of islands of Haiti See also: List of islands of Honduras Spanish town Manchester Mandeville Curacao Largest Island Klein Curacao
May 4th 2017

List of islands of the Falkland Islands
The following is a list of islands that form the Falkland Islands. None of the Jason Islands are permanently inhabited
Dec 4th 2014

Marshall Islands
9; 168 Marshall-Islands">The Marshall-IslandsMarshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall-IslandsMarshall Islands (MarshalleseMarshallese: Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ), is an island country located near
May 21st 2017

Solomon Islands
8°S 159°E / -8; 159 Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania lying to the east
May 20th 2017

Hawaiian Islands
HawaiianHawaiian-Islands">The HawaiianHawaiian Islands (HawaiianHawaiian: Mokupuni o Hawai‘i) are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and seamounts in
May 10th 2017

Falkland Islands
Argentina maintains its claim to the islands. In April 1982, Argentine forces temporarily occupied the islands. British administration was restored two
May 19th 2017

Cook Islands
767°W / -21.233; -159.767 The Cook Islands (i/ˈkʊk ˈaɪləndz/; Cook Islands Māori: Kūki 'Āirani) is a self-governing island country in the South Pacific Ocean
May 20th 2017

Faroe Islands
Shetland and Orkney islands. A traditional name for the islands in Irish, Na Scigiri, possibly refers to the (Eyja-)Skeggjar "(Island-)Beards", a nickname
May 22nd 2017

Channel Islands
Jersey, the largest of the islands; and the Bailiwick of Guernsey, consisting of Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and some smaller islands. They are considered the
May 20th 2017

Line Islands
2°S 156.5°W / -2; -156.5 Line Islands The Line Islands, Teraina Islands or Equatorial Islands, is a chain of atolls (with partially
Apr 20th 2017

Virgin Islands
Rican and US Virgin Islands. The archipelago is separated from the Renaissance Islands by the Anegada Passage and from the main island of Puerto Rico by
Apr 28th 2017

Marquesas Islands
Marquesas Islands form one of the five administrative divisions (subdivisions administratives) of French Polynesia. The capital of the Marquesas Islands administrative
Mar 31st 2017

Aleutian Islands
The Aleutian Islands (/əˈluːʃən/; possibly from Chukchi aliat, "island") are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones belonging to both
Mar 13th 2017

Kuril Islands
The Kuril Islands or Kurile Islands (/ˈkʊərɪl/, /ˈkjʊərɪl/, or /kjʊˈriːl/; Russian: Кури́льские острова́, tr. Kurilskiye ostrova; IPA: [kʊˈrʲilʲskʲɪjə
May 15th 2017

List of Antarctic and subantarctic islands
This is a list of Antarctic and subantarctic islands. Antarctic islands are the islands around Antarctica situated south of the Antarctic Convergence,
Mar 30th 2017

List of islands of South America
are lists of the islands of South America by country.. Main article: List of islands of Argentina See also: Category:Islands of Argentina Isla
Mar 10th 2017

Windward Islands
Windward Islands are the southern, generally larger islands of the Lesser Antilles, within the West Indies. They lie south of the Leeward Islands, approximately
May 22nd 2017

Lists of islands
List of islands of Belize List of islands of Canada List of islands of Prince Edward Island List of islands of Ontario List of islands of Costa Rica
May 21st 2017

Sea Islands
For the GPU family, see Sea Islands (GPU family). The Sea Islands are a chain of tidal and barrier islands on the Southeastern Atlantic Ocean coast
Apr 21st 2017

British Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands (BVI), officially the Virgin Islands, are a British overseas territory located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico. The islands make
May 5th 2017

List of islands by area
This list of islands by area includes all islands in the world greater than 2,500 km2 (970 sq mi) and several other islands over 500 km2 (190 sq mi), sorted
May 23rd 2017

List of islands of the Marshall Islands
Republic of Marshall Islands consists of 29 atolls (each made up of many islets) and 5 islands, which can be divided into two island chains, Ralik Chain
Apr 21st 2017

Spratly Islands
the islands have a permanent drinkable water supply. All of the 14 islands are occupied; by the Philippines (7 islands, Thitu Island, West York Island, Northeast
May 20th 2017

List of islands of Canada
Island George Island Hecla Island Reindeer Island Sandy Islands Spider Islands Beaver Island Fleming Island Sandy Island Johns Island Todd Island Turner
Mar 1st 2017

List of islands of Greece
largest Greek Islands, Lesbos and Rhodes, the rest of the islands are two-thirds of the area of Rhodes, or smaller. The Greek islands are traditionally
May 21st 2017

Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Heard Island and McDonald Islands (abbreviated as HIMI) is an Australian external territory comprising a volcanic group of barren Antarctic islands, about
May 21st 2017

List of islands of the Solomon Islands
This is a list of islands of Solomon Islands, by province and archipelago. Choiseul Province Choiseul Island Taro Island Vaghena Island (Vaglena, Wagina)
Apr 10th 2017

Turks and Caicos Islands
Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands, two groups of tropical islands in the Lucayan Archipelago of the Atlantic
May 20th 2017

Samoan Islands
Swains Island, which is part of the Tokelau Islands). The two Samoan jurisdictions are separated by 64 km of ocean. The population of the Samoan Islands is
Apr 28th 2017

United States Virgin Islands
Virgin-IslandsVirgin Islands (U.S.V.I.; also called the American Virgin-IslandsVirgin Islands), officially the Virgin-IslandsVirgin Islands of the United States, are a group of islands in the
May 19th 2017

Farallon Islands
The Farallon Islands, or Farallones (from the Spanish farallon meaning "pillar" or "sea cliff"), are a group of islands and sea stacks in the Gulf of the
May 21st 2017

Thousand Islands
The Thousand Islands constitute an archipelago of 1,864 islands that straddles the CanadaUS border in the Saint Lawrence River as it emerges from the
Jan 20th 2017

Andaman and Nicobar Islands
and Nicobar Islands (/ˈandəmən/ & /ˈnɪkəbɑːr/;  local (help·info)), one of the seven union territories of India, are a group of islands at the juncture
May 16th 2017

List of islands of the United States
article: List of islands of Alaska Main article: List of islands of Arizona Main article: List of islands of California Sentinel Island, Lake Dillon
Apr 16th 2017

Gulf Islands
For the islands in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand, see Hauraki Gulf. The Gulf Islands are the islands in the Strait of Georgia (also known as
Apr 19th 2017

List of islands of England
To group islands by lake, sort the table by "Lake" (click the icon by the column heading). See: Islands in the River Thames To group islands by location
Apr 9th 2017

Whitsunday Islands
northernmost of the islands are situated off the coast by the town of Bowen while the southernmost islands are off the coast by Proserpine. The island group is centered
May 21st 2017

Mariana Islands
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and, at the southern end of the chain, the territory of Guam. The islands were named after the Spanish queen
Apr 1st 2017

Maluku Islands
west of New Guinea, and north and east of Timor. The islands were known as the Spice Islands due to the nutmeg, mace and cloves that were originally
May 15th 2017

Senkaku Islands
Senkaku-Islands">The Senkaku Islands (尖閣諸島, Senkaku-shotō?, variants: 尖閣群島 Senkaku-guntō and 尖閣列島 Senkaku-rettō) are a group of uninhabited islands controlled by Japan
May 12th 2017

List of islands of the Philippines
island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. More than 5,000 islands of the archipelago are yet to be named. The following list breaks the islands down
May 22nd 2017

Gilbert and Ellice Islands
The Gilbert and Ellice Islands were a British protectorate from 1892 and colony from 1916 until 1 January 1976, when the islands were divided into two
Mar 11th 2017

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