Thanet, Isle of
geographical name tract of land SE England in NE Kent cut off from mainland by arms of Stour River area 42 square miles (109 square kilometers)

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  • Thanet, Isle of — (spr. ail of thännet), Name des nordöstlichsten Teiles der engl. Grafschaft Kent, der bis etwa 1500 durch einen Meeresarm, den Wantsome, vom Festlande getrennt war. Er ist 106 qkm groß, und in ihm liegen die Seebadeorte Margate und Ramsgate; auf… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Thanet,Isle of — Than·et (thănʹĭt), Isle of A peninsula of southeast England on the North Sea separated from the mainland by arms of the Stour River. * * * …   Universalium

  • Thanet, Isle of — ▪ island, England, United Kingdom       island in the northeastern corner of the administrative and historic county of Kent, England, bounded by the Thames Estuary and two branches of the Great Stour River. It is 42 square miles (109 square km)… …   Universalium

  • THANET, ISLE OF —    (58), forms the NE. corner of Kent, from the mainland of which it is separated by the Stour and the rivulet Nethergong; on its shores, washed by the North Sea, stand the popular watering places, Ramsgate, Margate, and Broadstairs; the north… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Isle of Thanet — Historische Karte, die den ehemaligen Wantsum Channel vor der Insel Thanet (ganz im Osten) zur Zeit der Ankunft der Angelsachsen in Britannien darstellt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Isle of Thanet — The Isle of Thanet lies at the most easterly point of Kent, England. Archaeological remains testify to the fact that ancient peoples lived here. Its position close to Continental Europe meant that it was an ideal invasion place. Today it is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Isle of Thanet — Île de Thanet L île de Thanet apparaît sur cette carte du Kent à l époque romaine. L’île de Thanet, en anglais Isle of Thanet, est une ancienne île d Angleterre, à la pointe occidentale du Kent. Elle était séparée du continent par le détroit de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Isle of Thanet (UK Parliament constituency) — UK former constituency infobox Name = Isle of Thanet Type = County Year = 1885 Abolition = 1974 members = oneIsle of Thanet was a constituency which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Isle of Sheppey — This article is about the Isle of Sheppey in northern Kent not to be confused with Shepway in south eastern Kent : For the W. Somerset Maugham play, see Sheppey (play). infobox UK place country = England official name= Isle of Sheppey latitude=… …   Wikipedia

  • Isle of Wight College — Coordinates: 50°42′22″N 1°17′49″W / 50.706°N 1.297°W / 50.706; 1.297 …   Wikipedia

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