Which Island is named after Scotland?

Tasmania
New Guinea
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Caledonia is the Latin name given by the Romans to the land in today's Scotland north of their province of Britannia. The island of New Caledonia was named by Captain James Cook on 4 September 1774, as the north-east of the island reminded him of Scotland.
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