World Islands.txt


author "ccquizbowl" tags "Islands, world, geography" description "Quiz on the ninth of March 2011" fileName "World Islands"Largest Island, within the Arctic circle owned by DenmarkGreenland

2nd largest, Pacific Ocean island named for its resemblance to a country on Africa's west coast, part of this island is in Indonesia

New Guinea

3rd largest, in the Malay Archipelago, southwest of the Philippines, the southern part of which is in Indonesia


4th largest, Indian ocean island whose capital is Antananrivo


5th largest, Canadian island in Nunavut west of Greenland


6th largest, Indonesian island in the Indian Ocean northwest of Java and west of Malaysia


7th largest, Japan's largest island


8th largest, Island off the western coast of Europe made up of England, Scotland, and Wales

Great Britain

9th largest, Canadian island in Nunavut in the Arctic Archipelago


10th largest, Canadian island in Nunavut in the Arctic Ocean separated from Greenland by a narrow passage and having Canada's northernmost point


Portuguese volcanic islands in the Atlantic about 900 miles west of the mainland of Portugal


Island country made up of about 700 islands in the Atlantic east of Florida and Cuba


Indonesian island in the Lesser Sundas east of Java


Island country that is the easternmost island in the West Indies


Self-governing British colony made up of about 300 coral islands in the Atlantic southwest of Cape Hatteras


Island group comprising Great Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Hebrides, the Orkney Islands, the Shetland Islands, and over 5,000 smaller islands and islets

British Isles

Southern Italian island in the Bay of Naples, famous for it's Blue Grotto


French island in the Mediterranean Sea on which Napoleon Bonaparte was born


Mediterranean island that is the largest of the Greek islands, the one on which the Minoan civilization reached its peak


Largest island in the West Indies and the island nation that is the only communist state in the Americas


Island country in the eastern Mediterranean, south of Turkey and west of Syria�it is the 3rd largest Mediterranean island and it's inhabitants are 4/5 Greek and 1/5 Turkish


Islands in the Atlantic east of the strait if Magellan controlled by Great Britain but claimed by Argentina, leading to a brief war in 1982


Pacific Ocean islands along the equator owned by Ecuador and famous for their unusual assortment of animals


2nd largest island in the Caribbean, divided into Haiti and the Dominican Republic


Island country in the North Atlantic Ocean near the Arctic Circle


Atlantic Ocean island country separated from Great Britain by a namesake sea and divided into namesake Northern and Republic parts


Indonesian island separated from Borneo by the namesake sea


Island and overseas department of France in the Windward Islands of the West Indies


Group of widely scattered islands of the western Pacific Ocean whose name means "small islands"�it includes the Carolines and Marianas


Collective name for the many islands of the Pacific Ocean, including Micronesia, Polynesia, and sometimes Australia�sometimes called the South Seas


Group of widely scattered islands of the central Pacific Ocean whose name means "many islands"�it includes the Hawaiian islands and Samoa


Volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, about midway between Hawaii and Sydney, made up of Western and American namesake parts


Italian island that is the second largest in the Mediterranean Sea, located south of Corsica and west of the Italian mainland


Largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, located in southern Italy and separated from the mainland by the Strait of Messina


French Polynesia's largest island, in the Windward Group of the Society Islands


Group of islands between North and South America including the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles, and the Bahamas

West Indies