Christmas Island

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Christmas Island is an Australian territory within the Indian Ocean. It lies about 1,553 miles (2,500 kilometers) northwest of Perth. The island is about 12 miles (20 kilometers) lengthy. It’s about 9 miles (15 kilometers) extensive. Its essential business is phosphate mining. Most of its …

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Cheju Island

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Cheju Island (pop. 543,323), additionally spelled Jeju, is a volcanic island off the southern coast of South Korea. The island is a province of South Korea. The town of Cheju, on the island’s northern coast, is the province’s capital. At about 713 sq. miles (1,846 …

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Channel Islands

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The Channel Islands are a gaggle of islands within the English Channel. They’re British crown dependencies that lie between 10 and 30 miles (15 and 50 kilometers) off the French coast. Crown dependencies are largely self-governing, however the British authorities handles their protection and …

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Cayman Islands

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The Cayman Islands are an abroad territory of the UK. They lie about 200 miles (320 kilometers) northwest of Jamaica within the Caribbean Sea. The three islands that type the group, Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brac, cowl a hundred and …

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Caroline Islands

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The Caroline Islands are a gaggle of greater than 930 islands within the Pacific Ocean. They lie simply north of the equator. They’re between the Marshall Islands and the Philippines. The island group extends greater than 2,000 miles (three,200 kilometers). The mixed land space …

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Caribbean Islands

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The Caribbean Islands lie between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The islands stretch about 2,000 miles (three,200 kilometers) from close to southern Florida in the USA to northern Venezuela in South America. Traditionally, individuals have used the identify West Indies to …

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Canary Islands

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The Canary Islands make up two provinces of Spain. This group of thirteen islands lies within the Atlantic Ocean, about 60 miles (ninety seven kilometers) off the northwest coast of mainland Africa. The province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife consists of the …

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Bu Tinah Shoals

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The Bu Tinah Shoals are a gaggle of coral islands and sea-grass beds within the Persian Gulf. The shoals lie about eighty miles (one hundred thirty kilometers) west of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Bu Tinah’s principal island …

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Borneo

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Borneo <<BAWR nee oh>> is the world’s third largest island. It covers about 287,000 sq. miles (743,330 sq. kilometers). Solely Greenland and New Guinea are bigger. Borneo lies about four hundred miles (640 kilometers) east of Singapore. About three-fourths of Borneo is a part of Indonesia. The …

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Bonaire

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Bonaire is an island within the Caribbean. It lies about 50 miles (eighty kilometers) north of Venezuela within the Caribbean Sea. Klein Bonaire is a tiny island about half a mile (zero.eight kilometer) west of Bonaire. The 2 islands have a mixed space …

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