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Why is Europe a peninsula of peninsulas?

Europe itself is one large peninsula; it occupies the western peninsula of Eurasia. Within Europe are many, many peninsulas, large and small. So Europe (a large peninsula) con (MORE)
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Why is the Iberian Peninsula called a peninsula?

The word is from the Latin 'paene insula' meaning 'almost island'. By definition, a peninsula is an area of land surrounded by water on three sides. Since the Iberian Peninsul (MORE)
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What are Peninsulas?

  It's a land formation bordered on three sides by water, and protrudes out from a larger portion of land.
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Is Portsmouth a peninsula?

Portsmouth is not a peninsula - the formal name of the land around the City of Portsmouth is Portsea Island and it is surrounded by water on all sides and not just 3. Hope th (MORE)