Melville Island
geographical name island N Canada in Parry Islands area over 16,250 square miles (42,088 square kilometers)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Melville Island — may refer to: Australia Melville Island (Australia), in the Northern Territory Canada Melville Island (Northwest Territories and Nunavut), in northern Canada Melville Island, a small island in the Discovery Islands near Campbell River, British… …   Wikipedia

  • Melville Island —   [ melvɪl aɪlənd],    1) Insel im Kanadisch Arktischen Archipel, zu den Parry Islands gehörend, im Süden vom Viscount Melville Sund begrenzt, 42 149 km2; bei Bohrungen wurden auf Melville Island und im Umkreis Erdgas und Erdölvorkommen entdeckt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Melville Island — an island in the Arctic Ocean, N of Canada, belonging to Canada. 200 mi. (320 km) long; 130 mi. (210 km) wide. * * * I Island in the Timor Sea, off the coast of Northern Territory, Australia. It is 80 miles (130 km) long and 55 mi (88 km) wide,… …   Universalium

  • Melville Island — /mɛlvəl ˈaɪlənd/ (say melvuhl uyluhnd) noun an island off the north coast of the NT, north of Darwin; with Bathurst Island forming the Tiwi Islands; unsuccessful attempt in 1824 to establish a convict settlement at Fort Dundas; fishing and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Melville Island — Sp Mèlvilio salà Ap Melville Island L Pario ss., Kanada (Nunavutas, ŠV teritorijos) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Melville Island — Melville Insel ist der Name zweier Inseln: Melville Insel (Australien) Melville Insel (Kanada) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Melville Island — Mel′ville Is′land n. geg an island in the Arctic Ocean, N of Victoria Island, belonging to Canada. 16,141 sq. mi. (41,805 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Melville Island — an island in the Arctic Ocean, N of Canada, belonging to Canada. 200 mi. (320 km) long; 130 mi. (210 km) wide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melville Island (Northwest Territories and Nunavut) — Melville Island Closeup of Melville Island Geography Lo …   Wikipedia

  • Melville Island oil sands — Map showing location of Melville Island in Canada. Country   …   Wikipedia

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