What is an Island?

A landmass smaller than a continent, that is surrounded by water.

What is an Example of an Island?

Greenland is an icy and desolate place. 84 percent of the island is covered by ice, though many scientists believe the percentage to be declining because of global warming. Greenland is the world's largest island. Greenland is actually a colony of Denmark. It is now called Kalaallit Nunaat.