10 Largest Islands in the World
How is Australia classified as a continent yet Greenland an island? Read through this list of largest islands to find out!
At 196,236 km², Ellesmere Island is located in Canada and is home to geological elements that date as far back as the last Ice Age.
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The largest of the British aisles, Great Britain is an island located in the North Atlantic Ocean and separated from Europe by the English channel.
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Victoria Island is named after Queen Victoria and is 217,291 km² in total area.
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Honshu is the largest of Japan’s four main islands.
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Sumatra is part of Indonesia, and it is encompassed by gorgeous tropical rainforest!
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Baffin Island is the largest island in Canada and one of the most inhospitable island on Earth due to its cold temperatures.
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Madagascar is located on the East Coast of Africa in the middle of the Indian Ocean.
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At 748,168 km², Borneo is a huge island that’s measured at nearly twice the size of Germany!
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The island New Guinea is separated from Australia by the Torres Strait, with the Coral Sea on one side and the Arafura Sea on the other.
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At 2,130,800 km², Greenland is the largest island in the world and only missed out on continent status likely because of its population size.
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