Results for: Peninsula

In Asia

What are Peninsulas?

It's a land formation bordered on three sides by water, and protrudes out from a larger portion of land.
In Countries, States, and Cities

What is the Scandinavian Peninsula?

The Scandinavian Peninsula is a peninsula in Northern Europe. It includes the countries of Norway and Sweden as well as parts of Finland.
In Intrigue and Unsolved Mysteries

Why is Europe called 'the peninsula of peninsulas'?

It is called the "peninsula of peninsulas" because it is a collection of peninsulas. This is true because it has around 5 peninsulas in it. Some of these peninsulas are the Ba (MORE)
In Countries, States, and Cities

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)
In Europe

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)
In Europe

Is the Niagara Peninsula really a peninsula?

The Niagara Peninsula is not a true peninsula. It is an isthmus, a narrow strip of land connecting two larger bodies of land. The Niagara River does not count as a body of wat (MORE)
In Uncategorized

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)
In Sweden

Is Sweden a peninsula?

There is an easy answer to this one : Yes. Sweden is indeed a peninsula, it's part of the Scandinavian peninsula which, as you probably know, consists of Sweden, Norway and th (MORE)
In United States of America

Why is peninsula called Delmarva peninsula?

The Delmarva Peninsula is the peninsula that the states of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia share. Delmarva is a combination of an abbreviation of all three state's names in a (MORE)