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What island is a archipelago?
Archipelago is actually a chain of islands, or a cluster of islands. Technically islands that are created through movement of our plates. Before many used Archipelago to refer to the Aegean Islands. Now it is generally used to refer to any island group or to a certain Sea containing a large number of scattered islands.
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The major islands in the Philippine Archipelago are Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
An island is a body of land, smaller than a continent, completely surrounded by water. An archipelago is a series of islands that share a common origin, often volcanic. The Bi…g Island of Hawai'i is an island, while the set of islands comprising the state of Hawaii is an archipelago.
My Answer Is; There are 7,107 islands that make up the phillipine archipelago
The thing that is special about the location of the islands of the Malay Archipelago is that it contains more than 13,000 islands.
The largest Islands in Indonesia are: Borneo, Java, Sumatra and Sulawesi.
The worlds largest archipelago or group of islands is the Malay archipelago Where is the Malay archipelago?
Between the mainland southern Asia and Australia in the indian and pacific oceans. Hope I helped:)
The Galapagos archipelago comprises 19 islands, 13 of which have a land area larger than 1 km2.
In West Indies
1. Basilan; 2. Jolo; 3. Tawi-Tawi; 4. Jama Mapun; 5. Banguigui; 6. Lugus-Tapul-Pata; and 7. Sibutu.
Because it is divided into different islands and it is surrounded with water they are a group of closely knit islands.