What was the earliest-known name for the island of Britain?
In brief, the main terms and their simple explanations are as follows.
* Geographical terms:
o The British Isles is an archipelago consisting of the two large islands of Great Britain and Ireland, and many smaller surrounding islands.
o Great Britain is the largest island of the archipelago.
o Ireland is the second largest island of the archipelago and lies directly to the west of Great Britain.
o The full list of islands in the British Isles includes over 1,000 islands, of which 51 h ...more