Pelagian Islands

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Pelagian Islands

(pɛˈleɪdʒɪən)
pl n
(Placename) a group of Italian islands (Lampedusa, Linosa, and Lampione) in the Mediterranean, between Tunisia and Malta. Pop: 6066 (2004 est). Area: about 27 sq km (11 sq miles). Italian name: Isole Pelagie
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Next week will mark the oneyear anniversary since 800 people drowned attempting to reach Lampedusa, the largest of the Italian Pelagie Islands.
It's understood the crew found the craft in distress 48kms north of Lampedusa, the largest of the Italian Pelagie Islands.