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peninsula is a geographical formation consisting of an extension of land from a larger body that is surrounded by water on three sides.
A peninsula can also be a headland, cape, promontory or spit.
Peninsulas ( or peninsulae ) of the world:
Apsheron, Azerbaijan Balkan peninsula Brittany, France Butjadingen, Germany Cabo Espichel, Portugal Cabo de São Vicente, Portugal Chalkidiki, Greece Cotentin Peninsula, France Crimea, Ukraine Gallipoli, Turkey Gibraltar, (British Territory) Grenen, Denmark Hel peninsula, Poland Iberian Peninsula, encompassing the whole of Spain and Portugal Istria, Croatia Italy Jutland Peninsula, northern Germany and Denmark Kassandra, Greece Mani Peninsula, Greece Mount Athos, Greece Peljesac peninsula, Croatia Peloponnesos, Greece Peniche peninsula, Portugal Pilio, Greece Piran, Slovenia Saint-Tropez, on the French Riviera Scandinavian Peninsula, encompassing Norway, Sweden and Finland Sithonia, Greece Svaerholthalvoya, Norway Tróia, Portugal Varangerhalvoya, Norway Walcheren, Netherlands Zadar, Croatia Zuid-Beveland, Netherlands
Ards peninsula, Northern Ireland Argyll, Scotland Black Isle peninsula, Scotland Cornwall, England Cowal, Scotland Dunnet Head, Scotland Faraid Head, Scotland Gower peninsula, Wales Island Magee, Northern Ireland Isle of Portland, England (despite its name, it is not an island but a peninsula) Kintyre, Scotland Lecale peninsula, Northern Ireland Lleyn peninsula, Wales Spurn, England Strathy Point, Scotland The Lizard, Cornwall, England Wirral, England
Alfred Wegeners Halvo Hayes Halvo Ingnerit Nuussuaq Halvo Svartenhuk Halvo
Al-Faw peninsula, Iraq Bataan Peninsula, Philippines Bondoc peninsula, Luzon, Philippines Boso-hanto, Honshu, Japan Gwadar peninsula, Pakistan India Inubo-zaki, Honshu, Japan Izu-hanto, Honshu, Japan Kapidagi Yarimadasi, Turkey Kathiawar Peninsula, Gujarat, India Korean peninsula, encompassing North Korea and South Korea Kowloon Peninsula, Hong Kong ( China) Kunisaki-hato, Kyushu, Japan Leizhou Bandao, China Liaodong Bandao, China Malay Peninsula Miura-hato, Honshu, Japan Mumbai city, India Musandam peninsula, Oman Nishi-sonogi-hanto, Kyushu, Japan Noto-hanto, Honshu, Japan Oga-hanto, Honshu, Japan Oshika-hanto, Honshu, Japan Qatar San Ildefonso peninsula, Luzon, Philippines Semenanjung Blambangan, Java, Indonesia Semenanjung Minahassa, Sulawesi, Indonesia Shandong Bandao, China Shiriya-zaki, Honshu, Japan Sinai Peninsula, Egypt Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines
Alaska Peninsula, Alaska Cape Cod, Massachusetts Cleveland peninsula, Alaska Delmarva Peninsula, encompassing parts of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia Door peninsula, Wisconsin, in Lake Michigan Florida Peninsula, encompassing most of Florida state Kenai Peninsula, Alaska Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, in Lake Superior Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan, in Lake Michigan Lower Peninsula, Michigan Middle Peninsula, Virginia, on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay Mokapu, Hawaii Northern Neck, Virginia, on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay Old Mission Peninsula, Michigan, in Grand Traverse Bay Olympic Peninsula, Washington Pinellas Peninsula, Florida Sandy Hook, New Jersey San Francisco Peninsula, California Upper Peninsula, Michigan Virginia Peninsula, Virginia, on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay
Adelaide peninsula, Nunavut Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador Banks peninsula, Nunavut Barrow peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Becher peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Beekman peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Bell peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Bell peninsula, Southampton Island, Nunavut Blunt peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Bonavista peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador Boothia peninsula, Nunavut Borden peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Brodeur peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Bruce Peninsula, Ontario Burin peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador Colin Archer peninsula, Devon Island, Queen Elizabeth Islands, Nunavut Collinson peninsula, Victoria Island, Nunavut Cumberland peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Diamond Jennes peninsula, Victoria Island, Northwest Territories Douglas peninsula, Northwest Territories Dunlas peninsula, Melville Island, Northwest Territories/ Nunavut Foxe peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Hall peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Henry Kater peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Kent peninsula, Nunavut Labrador Peninsula, encompassing all of Labrador and most of Quebec Leith peninsula, Northwest Territories (in Great Bear Lake) Long Point, Ontario (in Lake Erie) Melville peninsula, Nunavut Meta Incognita peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Natkusiak peninsula, Victoria Island, Northwest Territories/ Nunavut North peninsula, Ontario (in Lake Nipigan) Pangertot peninsula, Nunavut Parry Peninsula, Northwest Territories Péninsule de la Gaspésie, Quebec Péninsule d'Ungava, Quebec Pethel peninsula, Northwest Territories Point Pelee, Ontario (in Lake Erie) Port au Port peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Albert peninsula, Victoria Island, Northwest Territories Prince Edward peninsula, Ontario (in Lake Ontario) Simpson peninsula, Nunavut Siorarsuk peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Steensby peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut Storkerson peninsula, Victoria Island, Northwest Territories/ Nunavut Wollaston peninsula, Victoria Island, Northwest Territories/ Nunavut
Barrio Obrero, Puerto Rico, despite its name, it is also a peninsula
Beecroft Peninsula, New South Wales Cape York Peninsula, Queensland Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory Eyre Peninsula, South Australia Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia Freycinet Peninsula, Tasmania Jervis Bay Territory Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania Wilson's Promontory, Victoria Yorke Peninsula, South Australia Younghusband Peninsula, South Australia
Banks Peninsula, South Island Bluff Peninsula, South Island Bream Head, North Island Cape Brett, North Island Cape Campbell, South Island Cape Foulwind, South Island Cape Kidnappers, North Island Cape Turnagain, North Island Coromandel Peninsula, North Island Farewell Spit, South Island Kaikoura Peninsula, South Island Karikari Peninsula, North Island Mahia Peninsula, North Island Miramar Peninsula, North Island Mount Maunganui, North Island North Auckland Peninsula, North Island Otago Peninsula, South Island Tiwai Point, South Island Whangaparaoa Peninsula, North Island
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