Talk:British Isles

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 Definition Group of islands off the northwest coast of Europe comprising Great Britain, Ireland, and adjacent smaller islands. [d] [e]
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6,000 islands?

Are there really 6,000 islands in the British Isles? I find this hard to believe, but I suppose it depends on what counts an an 'island'. John Stephenson 06:56, 17 March 2009 (UTC)