Noun(1) a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
(1) Most of the mainland, however, is a peninsula of mountains, the highest being Olympus.(2) Just before we descend to the car park, I look out at the bay and a long peninsula of land pointing towards the East.(3) At this point a spit of land breaks away from the mainland to become the needle-like peninsula of Baja California.(4) When we set off, the water was too rough for us to cross to the peninsula on the other side.(5) The most westerly point on the British mainland, the peninsula could not be further from China.(6) Outdoor activities may be limited, though, as there isn't a single river in the entire peninsula .(7) In mid-winter, the warm water around the Southwest peninsula seems to give them most lightning.(8) At river crossings, lakes, or narrow peninsulas , trails converge and funnel towards and away from caribou calving grounds and summer range.(9) The best visible and typical features are selected as landmarks: heights; visible road stretches; recognizable outlines of lakes, islands and peninsulas .(10) In 1958, for example, there was universal praise for the building of the Mackinac Bridge which connects the lower and upper peninsulas in Michigan.(11) The lake was wide at this point, so wide the far bank was only a dim haze, and the water humped up in whitecaps in the middle where the peninsulas fell away and the wind hit it.(12) As a result of their dependence on thermal updrafts, most hawks tend to follow geographic features, such as mountain ridges and peninsulas , and become concentrated along these geographic features during the fall and spring migrations.(13) For the same reasons sanctuaries were sited at the tip of capes or peninsulas or on an island close to the mainland.(14) These data are interpreted to indicate a range of habitats from full freshwater, presumably peninsular rivers and springs, to full marine waters.(15) The island's 3,700 acres of tropical rainforest are a biological reserve that also includes five surrounding peninsulas on the Panama mainland.(16) Livestock were ferried across to neighbouring islands, or herded together in remote peninsulas and mountain regions.
(1) peninsula :: skiereiland
1. cape ::
2. promontory ::
3. point ::
4. head ::
5. headland ::
6. foreland ::
7. ness ::
8. horn ::
9. bill ::
10. bluff ::
Different Formspeninsula, peninsulas
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