Common clues: ____ de France; ___ du Diable; Seine
sight; Martinique, e.g.; Island: Fr.; Land in la mer; ___ de la
7 times a year
in English language:
36275 / 86800
infested bike ride to French island
island or isle is any piece of land that is completely surrounded
by water. Very small islands are called islets. It is also proper
to call an emergent land feature on an atoll an islet, since an
atoll is a type of island, although this convention is seldom
adhered to. A key or cay is another name for a relatively small
island or islet. An island in a river or lake is called an eyot.
are three main types of islands: continental islands, river
islands, and volcanic islands. There are also human-made or
artificial islands. A grouping of related islands is called an
is one of the 26 régions of France. Its territory
corresponds roughly to the metropolitan area of Paris. It is the
most populated région of France, having more inhabitants
than the European countries Belgium or Sweden, and about as many
inhabitants as the U.S. state of Ohio.
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