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Washington Island (United States)

Washington Island, c.20 sq mi (50 sq km), NE Wis., in NW Lake Michigan, just off the northern tip of the Door Peninsula. The island was visited by the French explorers Pierre Radisson (1657) and Robert La Salle (1679). It has a large Icelandic settlement and is a resort area.

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Washington Island (former name of Teraina, Kiribati)

Washington Island: see Teraina.

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