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Largest Arctic Islands with a Map

Can you identify and name all arctic islands that are larger than 10,000 square kilometres? They are listed in decreasing size
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Quiz by scambigol
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First submittedFebruary 7, 2018
Last updatedFebruary 27, 2018
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ISLAND
Greenland
Baffin
Victoria
Ellesmere
Iceland
Banks
Devon
Severny
Axel Heiberg
Melville
Southampton
Spitsbergen
Prince of Wales
Yuzhny
Somerset
Kotelny
Bathurst
Prince Patrick
Nordaustlandet
October Revolution
King William
Ellef Ringnes
Bolshevik
Bylot
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level 52
Feb 7, 2018
You can remember Severny because it's one half of what's basically a severed island.
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level 68
Feb 8, 2018
Sverny and Yuzhny, like in New Zealand, North and South.
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level 59
Jun 4, 2018
I just kept trying various spellings for Novaya Zemlya.
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level 66
Jun 4, 2018
Likewise.
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level 71
Feb 8, 2018
Almost didn't remember Iceland...
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level 72
Feb 8, 2018
This is a wonderful work of art! With 16% getting Ellef Rignes, I'm clearly knowledge-deprived here...
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level 69
Feb 16, 2018
Please accept "Spitzberg(en)"!
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level 77
Feb 26, 2018
I tried Svalbard then Spitzberg then assumed the island was too small.
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level 51
Jun 4, 2018
accept "Svalbard"
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level 76
Jun 4, 2018
I tried this, too. Is it known by a different name?
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level 76
Jun 4, 2018
According to Wikipedia Svalbard is an archipelago. So... not a single island.
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level 62
Jun 4, 2018
Svalbard is an archipelago (often combined with Jan Mayen), consisting of Spitsbergen, Nordaustlandet and EdgeĆøya. That would be like accepting Philippines collectively for all their islands.
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level 65
Jun 4, 2018
Thank you. Great Quiz. Could you accept Severnaya for Severny which I believe is the correct name?
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level 76
Jun 4, 2018
Got the top 6. Never heard of the bottom 18.
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level 44
Jun 4, 2018
You should accept Novaja Zemlja and Svalbard
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level 45
Aug 30, 2018
Svalbard is an archipeligo
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level 78
Jun 4, 2018
Difficulty level: impossible indeed O_O. Still fun, though!
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level 50
Jun 4, 2018
Knew nothing other than Greenland, Iceland and Baffin Island.
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level 48
Jun 4, 2018
Hard quiz but always like the map ones. More of these please.
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level 63
Jun 4, 2018
Eyy. Somerset is my home county.
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level 26
Jun 21, 2019
Wow! How is life like there?
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level 68
Jun 4, 2018
3 points for 4 out of 24. That will do me!
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level 63
Apr 25, 2019
Come now, as a Walrus, surely you have been to more than four of these isles? :-)
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level 23
Jun 5, 2018
Same!
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level 43
Jun 6, 2018
Answering "No" should be accepted since the question is : "Can you identify and name all arctic islands that are larger than 10,000 square kilometres?" :D
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level 45
Jun 7, 2018
Well........got 2
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level 26
Jun 21, 2019
I knew quite a bit of the Canadian and Russian islands (probably from Arctic research to making a fictional country https://pwufc.fandom.com/wiki/Greenlandic_Empire which has invaded most all of these xD)
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