Prince of Wales Island
geographical name 1. island SE Alaska; largest in Alexander Archipelago 2. island N Canada between Victoria Island & Somerset Island area 12,830 square miles (33,358 square kilometers)

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  • Prince of Wales Island — Prince of Wales Insel (bzw. Prinz von Wales Insel oder engl. Prince of Wales Island) ist die Bezeichnung mehrerer Inseln: Prince of Wales Insel in Alaska, siehe Prince of Wales Insel (Alaska) Prince of Wales Insel im Kanadisch Arktischen Archipel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Prince of Wales Island — may refer to:*Prince of Wales Island (Alaska), USA *Prince of Wales Island (Nunavut), Canada *Prince of Wales Island (Queensland) is one of the Torres Strait Islands in Queensland, Australia *The former name of Penang Island, Malaysia …   Wikipedia

  • Prince of Wales Island — (spr. prinß ŏf wehls eiländ), s. Pulo Pinang …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Prince of Wales Island —   [ prɪns əv weɪlz aɪlənd], Insel im Kanadisch Arktischen Archipel, 33 338 km2, unbewohnt; spärliche Vegetation (in Tälern dichter); verbreitet sind Moschusochse und Wildren.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Prince of Wales Island — 1. the largest island in the Alexander Archipelago, in SE Alaska. 1500 sq. mi. (3990 sq. km). 2. an island in N Canada, in the Northwest Territories. ab. 14,000 sq. mi. (36,000 sq. km). * * * ▪ island, Nunavut, Canada       island in the Canadian …   Universalium

  • Prince of Wales Island — Sp Vèlso Princo salà Ap Prince of Wales Island L Aleksandro ss., JAV (Aliaska); tarp Somerseto ir Viktorijos ss., Kanada (Nunavutas) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Prince of Wales Island — Prince′ of Wales′ Is′land n. 1) geg the largest island in the Alexander Archipelago, in SE Alaska. 2231 sq. mi. (5778 sq. km) 2) geg an island in N Canada, in the Northwest Territories. 12,830 sq. mi. (33,230 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Prince of Wales Island — 1. the largest island in the Alexander Archipelago, in SE Alaska. 1500 sq. mi. (3990 sq. km). 2. an island in N Canada, in the Northwest Territories. ab. 14,000 sq. mi. (36,000 sq. km) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prince of Wales Island — noun an Australian island in Torres Strait, separated from the Cape York Peninsula by Endeavour Strait …   Australian English dictionary

  • Prince of Wales Island —    On the north west coast of North America.    Index: D Recognized as Russian territory by Convention of 1825, 118 …   The makers of Canada

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