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Islands are landforms that contribute to geography. They can be resort islands, man-made islands or naturally-formed islands.
Yes it does located in floor just below drainAns 2 - As difficult as it may be, if you don't have a trap under the floor drain you will get odours all the time.
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I recently discovered this webpage which discusses the forgotten places of NYC. NYC is made up of over a dozen islands. Check it out. http://www.forgotten-ny.com/STREET%20SCENES/fromwater/water.html   what are the number of islands that make up New York
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Details I believe the anti-British sentiment may have been at a political level only and hold the contention that this was closer to a civil war than one of pure independence from the mother-country (as colonials I don't see them in quite the same light as indigineous peoples wanting a return to a p…
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This is a very broad question that could generate a large number of valid responses. Here's a pass at covering just a few of the strategic decisions. #1: Hitler broke his pact of non-agression with the Soviet Union in 1940 and started a war on two fronts for Germany. This was perhaps the worst of se…
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Australia is not a republic because it has a monarch as its head. Australia is a constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy, and a federation. Queen Elizabeth II is Queen of Australia and of 15 other countries (including, but not limited to: the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Jamaica, et…
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There are Government of The Bahamas ships, called " mail boats " that carry people and freight from Nassau to the various " out islands " . This the cheapest way to get around the Bahamas, by far. Rates are posted at the docks in Nassau, by Potters Cay, near the bridge to the Atlantis resort.
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There is more than one Christmas Island. Christmas Island is a small, non self-governing territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean, 2,360 km northwest of Perth in Western Australia and 500 km south of Jakarta, Indonesia. It is arguably the most well known, being used as a detention centre for asyl…
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Greenland is the largest island in the world at 840,000 square miles (2,175,590 km2).
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Cayman Islands are a hot tropical climate all year round with short rains May -October. It appears that the best month to come is in February.
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1. The area of Prince Edward Island is km�, which is about mi�. 2. In the southern part of the Indian Ocean exist the group of Prince Edward Islans composed from Marion Island and Prince Edward Island. The area is cca. 335 km2, islands hasn't permanent inhabitants (only an important research st…
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There is no record of the Cook Islands' or New Zealand's direct involvement in World War 1. During the period of the war, however, the Cook Islands was a British protectorate.
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Kingdom of Spain Islands The Canary Islands (Spanish Islas Canarias ) (28� 06'N, 15� 24'W) are an archipelago of the Kingdom of Spain consisting of seven islands of volcanic origin in the Atlantic Ocean. They are located off the north-western coast of Africa (Morocco and the Western Sahara). Th…
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Colonial Rhode Island industry Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island was strategically located in relation to the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies. Hence, maritime trade became an important industry to colonial Rhode Island. Shipbuilding was the first major industry in the area. Fishing was …
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The Indian and the Pacific oceans each have been the locations of a Christmas Island. The island that received the name in the Indian Ocean is off the coast of India. The island that received the name in the Pacific Ocean is to the north-northeast of Australia.
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The Greater Antilles is made up of Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and the island Hispaniola (which consists of Dominican Republic and Haiti).
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Bahamas! Positioned a mere 50 miles off the coast of Florida, the Bahamas is a 100,000 sq-mile archipelago that extends over 500 miles. It's 700 islands total an estimated land area of 5,382 square miles and register a highest land elevation of 206 feet. See the link to the right for a ma…
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It is Christmas Island! I kid you not, it is a real island. It is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean. Below is the link to the Wikipedia information where it lists on the right column that it is in fact 52 square miles.
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Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, (Haiti and Dominican Republic share the island) and Puerto Rico
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The four non-Caribbean nations that have island territories in the West Indies are the United States, France, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.*Excluding independent island nations in the Caribbean and their dependent islands (like Cuba and the associated Isla de la Juventud), there are at least …
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Capital of the USSR In 1918 the Soviet government moved the capital from St Petersburg (known at the time as Petrograd) to Moscow, which had been the capital before St Petersburg. The city almost surrounded by water is St Petersburg, not Moscow. It looks as if there's been some confusion here. T…
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The island of Borneo is on the equator in the South China Sea. It also has coasts on the Java Sea, the Celebes Sea and Makasar Strait. Part of Borneo (Sabah and Sarawak) belongs to Malaysia, the larger part (Kalimantan) belongs to Indonesia. A third and the smallest part, constitutes the sovereign n…
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their idea of the exact importance of time was not as critical as ours so the position of the sun and the seasons were close enough for them.
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There are more than two countries in the Caribbean Islands. There is Cuba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, and several smaller countries.
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There are around 70 islands in the waters surrounding New York City. The better known are Manhattan and Staten Island, but there are also Islands like Ellis Island, Liberty Island, Governors Island and Roosvelt Island to name a few.
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Australia
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Fiji, Galápagos Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Christmas Island, Easter Island, the Hawaiian Islands, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Guam, Magnetic Islands, Cook Island, Taihiti, Marquesas, Samoa, Tonga, Santa Cruz Islands, Midway Islands, Yep Islands, Truk Islands, Phoenix Islands, Baker Isla…
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Christmas Island Located in the Indian Ocean, Christmas Island is considered an external territory of Australia. It has an area of roughly 52 square miles and is approximately 225 miles south of the Indonesian island of Java (Jawa).
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Louisiana has 466 islands. See the Related Link below for more information.
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it is the second biggest island in japan
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Indonesia is an archipelago nation, made up of approximately 18,000 islands with just over 6,000 inhabited. Another member believes there are approxiamtely 17,508 islands that make up Indonesia.
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Because Rhode Island did not want to over throw the establishment of the government. They likes things the way they were and they didn't want to take any part in changing the way things go.
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Answer In Guanhani, which he renamed San Salvador in the present day Bahamas.
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Niihau Helicopters Inc is the company which runs limited tours to the island. The company is owned by the Robinson family, who own the island.
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you can view link as HTML or pdf"only two people live there"
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The four main islands of Japan are:HokkaidoKyushu Honshu Shikoku
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beat the elite 4 and get the national dex and get the ruby to the pc maniac
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The Hawaiian Island archipelago includes 137 islands and atolls. Many of these islands are tiny and uninhabited. The eight largest main islands form the State of Hawaii: the island of Hawai'i, Maui, Lana'i, Moloka'i, Kaho'olawe, 'Oahu, Kauai, and Ni'ihau.I haven't counted the small islands; there ar…
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Diamond Head and the Aloha Clock Tower.
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there are four major islands
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Hachijojima is the name of the Japanese island where the film was made .
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These powerful currents are known localy as "races" or "roosts," according to who you ask.
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The strong tidal current around the Shetland and Orkney Islands are called 'races' or 'roosts', a local dialect name from the 'Norn'. They can reach a speed of over 4 knots and be dangerous to small craft
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Cyprus.
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The term Girmitiya was and is in use for Identifying Indenture System
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The islands are low lying, and have no mountains. The islands of The Bahamas were formed from coral. This is why they are topographically very low. The highest point in The Bahamas is only 63 meters high.
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Ilha do sol Cape Verde Islands off the bulge of Africa 16.45 north 22.55 west
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The Carribean consist of over 7000 islands belonging to 13 different countries.Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, Martinique, Dominican Republuc, Grenada, Bahamas, Barbados, Saint. Croix, Aruba and many others....
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it is 5,382 square miles and 13,940 square kilometers.
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well you have to beat the 7th gym leader and then bill will appear and take you to the first 3. if you want to get to 4-7 you have to beat the elite four and have at least 60 Pokemon in your pokedex. once you do this talk to prof. oak and he will give you a national pokedex which is like an upgrade.…
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Answer No, its an island nation (St Kitts and Nevis)
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There are several large swamps all over the world. The three largest are the Sudd Swamp in Sudan, the Okefenokee Swamp in the United States, and the Sundarbans Swamp Delta in Bangladesh.
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ww1 started in July 28, 1914 and Australia joined because it was a colony of the british empire
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Tokyo meaning 'the eastern capital' in japanese I believe the Island would be Japan, Tokyo is the capital of said island.
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There are many islands, but seven main islands. However, in Hawaii's hotspot, another island, Loihi is being created. It hasn't reached above sea level yet, but is already three miles high in the ocean. That would mean that there will be eight islands once Loihi reaches above sea level.
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Many people have responses for what an "island" is, but don't often describe what a "continent" is. One definition from http://www.worldislandinfo.com/CONTISLAND.html: (a.) One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing fr…
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There is no Honolulu Island.Honolulu is a city on the Island of Oahu.
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The largest Archipelago Indonesia is the world's largest archipelago with over 13,000 islands & totals around 18,000 islands. It streches across 3,500 miles and is a country.
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With a peak elevation of approximately 355 meters (1165 ft), it is located 560 km (348 mi) east of Mauritius island, in the middle of the Indian Ocean. It is 109 km² (43 sq mi) in size, and surrounded by a coral reef. The capital of the island is Port Mathurin.As of 2006, the island's population wa…
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yes if it is completely surronded by water and not connected to another land mass by land.
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The Philippines is an archipelago composed of approximately 7,107 islands and islets at low tide and 7100 at high tide. Of this number, about 4000 are inhabited and more than 2,773 have been given names. They are clustered into the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Philippines is a…
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It consists of over 100 named islands, the eight "main" islands and many other islets.
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Native Americans may have found "pearls" in clams, but those were not "pearls" as we would consider them today. Clams are non-nacreous mollusks and do not produce actual pearls. They produce what are known as "calcareous concretions", which lack the pearly luster associated with pearls as we know th…
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Yes it is
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An earlier answer said: Yes it is. It is Kwajalein Island or Kuwajleen- or Kwajelin-Island , an island among others of the atoll with the same name belonging to Marshall Islands. 8°43' N, 167°44' E. However I don't think this is correct, for several reasons: Kuralei is an island where the fin…
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Africa is the biggest contient.
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Oahu has 900,000 inhabitants, Total Hawaii population is 1.3 million
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It was New Zealand that had the most active volcano. Most of New Zealands's volcanoes are now extinct (not gonna erupt again.) The country with the most volcanoes that are still active is Indonesia.
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The Bahamas has the highest per capita income for its citizens of $20,000 USD per year. Each island has different natural resources and territory. Each islands has different capabilities that can't be quantified in resources such as sectors that produce a lot of revenue and taxes for each nation. Ex…
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spiropoulosthe desendants of seth, trying to separate from Cain wnt to two islands in gulf of aquabaLEADING HIS ARMY, OTHERS STATE IT IS THE KING OF SINAI LEADING HIS ARMY, THIS OLD GREEK CHAP BOOK STATES IT IS ALEXANDER POINTING TO ISLAND OF SETHITES. ) IF THIS IS TRUE, THAN IT TELLS WHERE ATLANTI…
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Answer Two. Usually. A set is a set, if you are talking about dishes it would be the number of place settings in that set so it could be four or eight, each of those would have a plate, bowl, cup, saucer, and depending on the type, serving dishes are included as well. If you were missing any…
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Yes it is.
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The capital of Kiribati is South Tarawa. (Note: Kiribati is pronounced "kee-ree-bahss")
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Majuro The capital city of the Marshall islands is Majuro.
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Japan is an archipelago, a collection of more than 6000 islands, including 4 large ones, in the Pacific Ocean off the NE coast of Asia. They are south and southeast of western Russia, and east of North and South Korea, across the Sea of Japan. The chain of smaller islands extends farther south, off …
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The capital of the Solomon Islands is Honiara.honiara
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Answer The Settlement / Flying Fish Cove (2 names for the same place)
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Tórshavn.
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It has eight main islands
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The group could be called an archipelago. An extended line (e.g. from volcanoes) would be an island chain.
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The capital of the island is Mamoudzou.
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The capital city of Norfolk Island is Kingston. Answer While Kingston is marked on many maps as the "capital" no one actually resides there permanently (the appointed Administrator lives in Government House for his or her term of office). It is the site of the Assembly and other government off…
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The capital of the Northern Mariana Islands is Capitol Hill, which is located on the island of Saipan.
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Mr. D. Pearse. He lives in Exeter.
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The capital of S Kitts-Nevis is Basseterre
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Jamaica
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There are over 100 but only eight "main" islands.there is 8 island that I know of
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Never really come across a freehold 'island' Can only presume by island you mean "land" in the usual way. under the Law of Property Act 1925, there are basically 2 types of tenure of land what is commonly known as. 1. Freehold (absolute), and 2. Leasehold (or a term of years absolute). In the case …
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At 2,175,590 km2 in area (840,000 square miles), Greenland is the world's largest island. Australia is often erroneously thought of as the world's largest island. Geographically, Australia is a continent, not an island. As a landform, it could be considered an island as it is entirely surrounded b…
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