Meaning Archipelago
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A group of islands that have an arc shaped distribution. These islands are usually of volcanic origin and are associated with subduction zones.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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c. 1500, from Italian arcipelago "the Aegean Sea" (13c.), from Greek arkhipelagos, from arkhi- "chief" (see archon) + pelagos "sea" (see pelagic). The Aegean Sea being fu [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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a group of closely scattered islands in a large body of water. Read more in the NG Education Encyclopedia
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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n. A group of islands; an expanse of water with scattered islands.
Source: ucmp.berkeley.edu

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volcanically raised islands that arc near subduction zones where one continental plate rides over another. See Plate Tectonics.
Source: terrapsych.com

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n. Any large body of water studded with islands, or the islands collectively themselves.
Source: easypacelearning.com

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A geographical term used to describe a chain or cluster of islands, or a sea containing a large number of scattered islands, such as the Caribbean.
Source: liverpool.ac.uk

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An archipelago is a group or chain of islands clustered together in a sea or ocean.
Source: enchantedlearning.com

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A collection of islands in a sea.
Source: landmarkunitedstates.com

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group or chain of islands clustered together in a sea or ocean. area -
Source: alanpedia.com

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A group of islands.
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(n) a group of many islands in a large body of water
Source: beedictionary.com

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A group of islands.
Source: animaldiversity.org

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A group of islands; an expanse of water with scattered islands.
Source: scientificpsychic.com

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A landform which consists of a chain or cluster of islands. Archipelagoes usually appear in the open sea; less commonly, a large land mass may neighbour them. Archipelagoes are often volcanic, forming [..]
Source: privateislandsonline.com

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an expanse of water with many scattered islands; a group of islands
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A group of islands and interconnecting waters which are so close to each other so as to be considered to be a single entity, such as Indonesia.
Source: gfm.tl

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A chain or cluster of islands that are formed tectonically
Source: sfu.museum

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an expanse of water with many scattered islands; a group of islands
Source: great-lakes.net

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Administrative Service Charge.  Usually it’s the same as the change fee, or the fee to exchange the ticket for future travel.
Source: travelwta.com

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group of many islands.
Source: witiger.com

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An archipelago is a group or chain of islands. The largest archipelago in the world is the Indonesian archipelago, which includes the islands of Borneo and Papua New Guinea. Other large archipelagos i [..]
Source: worldlandtrust.org

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An extensive group of islands, sometimes caused by sub-oceanic tectonic effects.
Source: rgs.org

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A group of islands.
Source: quick-facts.co.uk

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a chain or cluster of islands, sometimes called an island group.
Source: marinereservescoalition.org


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