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An island is ‘a piece of land surrounded by water’.

[Source: International Handbook of Island Studies, ch. 1, p. 3]

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Resources for Islands are scattered among various libraries under different call number ranges. However, the main call number range is GB 471 through GB 479. Subject headings and call number ranges include:

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