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Archipelagos on the Map

Name the 16 archipelagos that have been highlighted on the map.
Quiz by Jiaozira
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Last updated: June 14, 2017
First submittedOctober 9, 2016
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Islands
Aleutian Islands
Antilles
Azores
British Isles
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Canary Islands
Islands
Falkland Islands
Galapagos Islands
Haida Gwaii
Hawaiian Islands
Japanese Archipelago
Lucayan Archipelago
Islands
Malay Archipelago
Maldives
São Tomé and Príncipe
Solomon Islands
Svalbard
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level 66
Oct 9, 2016
Marvellous, as always ^^
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level 61
Oct 9, 2016
Thanks ! :)
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level 61
Oct 9, 2016
Please accept Melanesia for the Malay Archipelago.
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level 61
Oct 9, 2016
Although New Guinea may be part of Melanesia, Melanesia refers to the region of Oceania that includes the countries of Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Nauru and Papua New Guinea, as well as the regions of Papua, West Papua and New Caledonia. Melanesia does not, however, refer to the Malay archipelago, despite their sharing of New Guinea.
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level 78
Oct 9, 2016
Please consider what to do with Leeward and Windward Islands. It's hard to tell where one archipelago ends and another begins, so this division of the Lesser Antilles is a reasonable answer.
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level 61
Jun 14, 2017
Fixed the map. Hope this makes it easier to tell archipelagos apart from one another.
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level 71
Oct 10, 2016
Fantastic!
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level 57
Jun 24, 2017
Dang had no clue what the Malay archipelago was called. Tried Indonesian and Philippines...should've tried Malaysian
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level 51
Feb 5, 2019
Any reason for the exclusion on Cape Verde?
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level 61
Feb 6, 2019
I already have Maldives, Solomon Islands and Sao Tome. If this quiz had too many archipelagos that are also countries, it would be less interesting.
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level 54
May 29, 2019
Why is Cyprus a Canary Island?