Washington Island


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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.

Washington Island:

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, atoll (1990 pop. 936), 3 sq mi (7.8 sq km), central Pacific, one of the Line Islands and part of the Republic of Kiribati. Visited by the American explorer Edmund Fanning in 1798, it was annexed by Great Britain in 1889 and became part of the colony of the Gilbert and
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The names of favorite Door County locations, such as Washington Island, Jacksonport, Ephraim and Sister Bay, add emotional appeal to individual pieces of the solid black cherry furniture Richardson Bros.
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Back on the road, you skirt Wisconsin'sDoor County, a great "i" slanting out into the lake, dotted by Washington Island.
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