UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)

The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

archipelago (noun) a group of small islands close to one another and the sea surrounding them.

An archipelago is a geographical feature. A large group of small islands, very close to one another, and the sea surrounding it, are an archipelago. An example of an archipelago is the Malayan Archipelago, which includes Malaysia and Indonesia.

  • The organization and management of surface transport poses a problem in an archipelago, as a number of bridges are required to connect the islands to one another.
  • The climate in a tropical archipelago as in Indonesia is usually very humid because of the closeness of the sea.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer