Definitions for safety island
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an area from which vehicular traffic is excluded in a roadway.
Origin of safety island:
traffic island, safety island, safety isle, safety zone(noun)
a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians
An area of roadway from which traffic is excluded so as to provide safety for pedestrians; a traffic island
Safety Island is a small coastal island 3 miles east of Cape Daly, Antarctica, 6 nautical miles south of Auster Islands, and 0.5 nautical miles northwest of Landmark Point. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. First visited in 1954 by an ANARE party led by R.G. Dovers, and so named because it was the nearest safe camp site to Scullin Monolith.
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