The islands in the archipelago are mostly unspoiled and boast around 115 different bird species, including the rare crab plover.
No, we live on a chain of islands, an archipelago , not a continent.
The islands of the Scilly archipelago are steeped in both maritime and diving history.
Within the country, a distinction is made between the capital of Nassau on New Providence Island and the out islands of the archipelago .
This is a fascinating archipelago at the southern end of the Red Sea.
As on many of the thousand islands in the archipelago , there are no roads and no electricity.
We had no idea whether the vessel was actually departing the archipelago or going somewhere else in the archipelago .
Sailing enthusiasts are drawn to the Abaco Islands, with its archipelago of tiny cays.
There are also some very pricey hideaways in the neighboring islands of the archipelago favoured by the jet set.
At some stage, the inner archipelago gives way to the outer archipelago .