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How are archipelagos formed?
Archipelagos are usually volcanic, forming along island arcs produced by subduction zones (or hot spots). They formed by tectonic activities when a tectonic plate moves over a hot- spot. the lava gets pushed and when there is enough, it rises to the surface of the water. as it cools it forms a pile (an island). the volcanic activity then stops but the plate carries on moving. so when it starts again, a new island is formed.... There are other processes involved in their construction: erosion, deposition and land elevation.
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Bahrain; although only one main island has most of the country's population.
through volcanic eruption
It is a tectonically formed group or cluster of large islands.such as aegean sea which contains a large number of scattered islands. Archipelago is a chain or cluster of islan…ds that is formed tectonically. The word archipelago is derived from the Greek ἄρχι- - arkhi- ("chief") and πέλαγος - pelagos ("sea") through the Italian Archipelago. In Italian, possibly following a tradition of antiquity, the Archipelago (from medieval Greek was the proper name for the Aegean Sea and, later, usage shifted to refer to the Aegean Islands (since the sea is remarkable for its large number of islands). It is now used to generally refer to any island group or, sometimes, to a sea containing a large number of scattered islands like the Aegean Sea.
The Philippine archipelago is one of the countries of Southeast Asia. It is officially known as the Republic of the Philippines. The term archipelago refers to how the country… consists of 7, 107 islands. Archipelago: A group of island scattered close together
The largest Islands in Indonesia are: Borneo, Java, Sumatra and Sulawesi
An archipelago is a group, chain or cluster of islands surrounded by a large body of water, usually the open sea.
An example of an Asian archipelago is the Philippines.
Archipelagos are the countries or states that consists of many islands like Philippines and Indonesia.
The islands of the long chain that extends from the Alaska Peninsula are the Aleutian Islands, named for the native Aleut tribes that still inhabit the state.
By Tectonic Collisions and Volcano Eruptions, which caused the Philippines to become an Archipelago...
Archipelagos are found in oceans all over the world. One of the most famous is the Aleutian Islands off the coast of the American state of Alaska.
the most common way srchipelagos are formed is though volcanic activity combined with tectoic movement
The Aleutian Islands. They stretch over 1200 miles from the Alaska Peninsula to the Kamchatka Peninsula, across the Bering Sea. The two westernmost islands in the chain (Med…ny Island and Bering Island) are part of Russia.