Turtle Island


Turtle Island

Turtle Island may refer to:

Geography

*Turtle Island, Queensland, the name of four islands in Queensland, Australia
*Turtle Island (Snowshoe Lake, Ontario), a small island located close to the Manitoba/Ontario border in Canada
*Turtle Islands, Tawi-Tawi, a group of islands in the Southern Philippines
*Turtle Islands National Park, a collective name for three islands in Sabah, Malaysia
*Another name for Gueishan Island, an island off the northeast coast of Taiwan.
*Another name for Pulau Penyu, a small island in Sabah, Malaysia
*Another name for Nanuya Levu, a privately owned island of the Yasawa Group in Fiji
*Another name for Vatoa, in the Lau Group in Fiji
*Another name for Tortuga, an island in Haiti

In the United States:
*Turtle Island (Alaska), a small member of the Maurelle Islands at coord|55|38|51|N|133|36|54|W|, west of Prince of Wales Island (Alaska)
*Turtle Island (Alaska), a small island in the Yukon River at coord|62|28|16|N|160|06|50|W|, between Anvik and Holy Cross, Alaska
*Turtle Island (Iowa), in Des Moines County, now the northern tip of Otter Island in the Mississippi River at coord|40|52|08|N|91|02|58|W|, northeast of Burlington, Iowa
*Turtle Island (Illinois), a small island in Pike County, Illinois on the Mississippi River at coord|39|44|42|N|91|21|55|W|, north of Hannibal, Missouri
*Turtle Island (Lake Erie), near Toledo, Ohio
*Turtle Island (Massachusetts), a small island in the town of Cohasset, Norfolk County, on the Bound Brook at coord|42|13|00|N|70|48|23|W|
*Turtle Island (Maine), the name of three small islands in Maine
*Turtle Island (Minnesota), a small island in western Vermilion Lake in Beatty Township, St. Louis County, within the Kabetogama State Forest at coord|47|55|53|N|92|36|05|W|
*Turtle Island (New Hampshire), a small island in Lake Wentworth in the town of Wolfeboro, Caroll County, near the Governor Wentworth Historic Site at coord|43|36|06|N|71|08|29|W|
*Turtle Island (New Jersey), a small island in the mouth of the Mullica River just before it opens into the Great Bay. It is near the Mystic Island, community in Little Egg Harbor Township, Ocean County at coord|39|32|45|N|74|24|06|W|
*Turtle Island (New York), the name of two small islands in New York
*Turtle Island (South Carolina) is an island in Jasper County in a marshy delta complex near the mouths of the New Wright and Savannah rivers at coord|32|03|58|N|80|54|20|W|

Literature

*"Turtle Island (poetry book)", a 1974 book of poetry by Gary Snyder, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry ISBN 0-8112-0546-0
*"", a 1999 children's book by Jane Louise Curry ISBN 0-689-82233-2
*"", a 2003 historical travelogue about Ascension Island by Sergio Ghione ISBN 0-312-31095-1

Music

*"Turtle Island" is the name of the 1989 debut solo album by Paul Hyde of the Payola$.

*"Turtle Island", a track from Mike Oldfield's "Tres Lunas" album

*"Turtle Island", a track from Beach House's 2008 "Devotion" album

Others

*Turtle Island (North America), a Native American term for the North American continent
*Turtle Island Creations [http://www.turtleisland.cc/]
*Turtle Island Foods, makers of the Tofurky brand of soy products [http://www.tofurky.com/]
*Turtle Island Group LLC [http://www.turtleislandgroup.com] , a Washington D.C. based firm providing counsel to nonprofits, philanthropists and civic-minded corporations.
*Turtle Island Native Network, a Native American organization [http://www.turtleisland.org/front/_front.htm]
*Turtle Island Preserve, an environmental education camp in North Carolina [http://www.turtleislandpreserve.com/]
*Turtle Island Publishing [http://www.turtleisland.com/]
*Turtle Island String Quartet


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