Bismarck Archipelago
geographical name archipelago W Pacific N of E end of New Guinea area 19,173 square miles (49,658 square kilometers)

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  • Bismarck Archipelago — group of islands north and east of New Guinea; part of Papua New Guinea: 19,200 sq mi (49,728 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Bismarck Archipelago — The Bismarck Archipelago is a group of islands off the northeastern coast of New Guinea in the western Pacific Ocean and part of Papua New Guinea.HistoryThe first inhabitants of the Archipelago arrived around 33,000 years ago after sailing from… …   Wikipedia

  • Bismarck Archipelago — a group of islands in Papua New Guinea, in the W central Pacific Ocean, including the Admiralty Islands, New Britain, New Ireland, and adjacent islands. ab. 23,000 sq. mi. (59,570 sq. km). * * * Island group, western Pacific Ocean. Lying… …   Universalium

  • BISMARCK ARCHIPELAGO —    (188), an archipelago formerly called New Britain, NE. of New Guinea; under the protectorate of Germany …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Bismarck Archipelago — noun a group of islands in the southwestern Pacific to the northeast of New Guinea; part of Papua New Guinea • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Melanesia, ↑Papua New Guinea, ↑Independent State of Papua New Guinea • Part Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bismarck Archipelago — isl. group, Trust Territory of New Guinea; 19,200 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Bismarck Archipelago — Bis′marck Archipel′ago n. geg a group of islands in Papua New Guinea, in the SW Pacific Ocean, including the Admiralty Islands, New Britain, New Ireland, and adjacent islands. ab. 23,000 sq. mi. (59,570 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Bismarck Archipelago — /ˌbɪzmak akəˈpɛləgoʊ/ (say .bizmahk ahkuh peluhgoh) noun a group of islands in the south western Pacific, north east of New Guinea and forming part of PNG, including the Admiralty Islands, New Hanover, New Ireland and adjacent islands …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bismarck-Archipel — Karte des Bismarck Archipels Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Archipelago (disambiguation) — Archipelago may refer to:In geography:* Archipelago, a landform which consists of a chain or cluster of islands * The Archipelago, Ontario, a township in Canada on Georgian Bay * Duchy of the Archipelago, a maritime state created in the Aegean… …   Wikipedia

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