What is a large group of islands called?
An 'archipelago' means 'a large group of islands'
The group of four Caribbean islands is called The Windward Islands. These are Grenada, St. Lucia, Dominica, and St. Vincent. They are known by that name because they face the Trade Winds in a line of volcanic peaks. The group of six islands in the Caribbean is known as The Leeward Islands. These lie in two lines. To the west, the rain-forested peaks of a volcano chain include Montserrat, Nevis, and St. Kitts. To the…
There are many islands west of Vancouver, BC. That group of islands is known as the Gulf Islands. The largest of the Gulf Islands is Quadra Island. There is also a very large island just west of Vancouver BC that is not included in the Gulf Islands group. It is called Vancouver Island. Victoria, BC is located on Vancouver Island.