(Encyclopedia) Archipelago rk?p?l?g? [Ital., from Gr.,=chief sea], ancient name of the Aegean Sea, later applied to the numerous islands it contains. The word now designates any cluster of islands. The island of Java. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Queen of the MayQueen of the Dripping-pan A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U? (Encyclopedia) Low Archipelago: see Tuamotu Archipelago. (Encyclopedia) Dangerous Archipelago: see Tuamotu Archipelago. (Encyclopedia) Lingga Archipelago: see Riau Archipelago. (Encyclopedia) Riouw Archipelago: see Riau Archipelago, Indonesia. (Encyclopedia) Chusan Archipelago: see Zhoushan Archipelago, China. (Encyclopedia) Chagos Archipelago: see British Indian Ocean Territory. (Encyclopedia) Zhoushan Archipelago j?-shn, NE Zhejiang prov., China, in the East China Sea, at the entrance to Hangzhou Bay. It includes the main island of Zhoushan and about 100 lesser islands;? (Encyclopedia) Louisiade Archipelago lo?o??z??d, ?d, SW Pacific, part of Papua New Guinea. The archipelago comprises c.10 volcanic islands and numerous coral reefs. The major islands are Tagula (?