Roanoke Island
geographical name island North Carolina S of entrance to Albemarle Sound

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  • Roanoke Island — is an island in Dare County near the coast of North Carolina, United States.About eight miles (12 km) long and two miles (3 km) wide, Roanoke Island lies between the mainland and the barrier islands, with Albemarle Sound on its north, Roanoke… …   Wikipedia

  • Roanoke Island — Roanoke NASA Geocover 2000 Satellitenbild und USGS Topographische Karte Gewässer Albemarle Sound …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roanoke Island — Île Roanoke L île de Roanoke ou île Roanoke ( Roanoke Island en anglais) est située près des côtes de la Caroline du Nord aux États Unis. Elle dépend du comté de Dare. Elle fait partie de l Outer Banks, archipel côtier situé entre le rivage… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Roanoke Island — an island off the NE coast of North Carolina, S of Albemarle Sound: site of Raleigh s unsuccessful colonizing attempts 1585, 1587. * * * Island, off the North Carolina coast, U.S. Situated near the southern entrance to Albemarle Sound, the island …   Universalium

  • Roanoke Island — Ro′anoke Is′land n. geg an island off the NE coast of North Carolina, S of Albemarle Sound: site of Raleigh s unsuccessful colonizing attempts 1585, 1587 …   From formal English to slang

  • Roanoke Island — /roʊənoʊk ˈaɪlənd/ (say rohuhnohk uyluhnd) noun an island in the US, off the north eastern coast of North Carolina, south of Albemarle Sound; site of Raleigh s unsuccessful attempts at colonisation, 1585–87 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Roanoke Island — an island off the NE coast of North Carolina, S of Albemarle Sound: site of Raleigh s unsuccessful colonizing attempts 1585, 1587 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roanoke Island — isl. off North Carolina; 12 mi. long, 3 mi. wide …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Battle of Roanoke Island — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Roanoke Island partof=the American Civil War color scheme=background:#ffcccc caption= Capture of Roanoke Island, Feby. 8th 1862 , by Currier and Ives date=February 7 ndash; February 8, 1862… …   Wikipedia

  • Bataille de Roanoke Island — 35° 52′ 42″ N 75° 40′ 04″ W / 35.8783, 75.6678 La …   Wikipédia en Français

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