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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.
An archipelago is a chain, or a cluster of islands. Hawaii is part of an archipelago that includes 132 islands, reefs, and shallow banks.
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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.
An example of an Asian archipelago is the Philippines.
An archipelago is a group, chain or cluster of islands surrounded by a large body of water, usually the open sea.
Archipelagos are the countries or states that consists of many islands like Philippines and Indonesia.
A large group of islands.
In the Wikipedia definition it is not technically in the classic sense. The Keys are not "tectonic" in nature, but a natural formation of coral and the accumulation of vegetat…ion and sand. Wiki says that the classic definition has now been expanded to include any accumulation of islands, especially those clusters close to main bodies of land. So in today's definition, yes, the Keys are an archipelago.
The Bahamas :)
The West Indies
What archipelago stretches from Florida to Venezuela separating the Caribbean sea from the Atlantic ocean?