Isle of Wight
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England. It is located in the English Channel, about 4 miles (6 km) off the coast of Hampshire, separated by the Solent.
In the Sherlock Holmes Stories
- Sherlock Holmes thought that the Lone Star was past the Goodwin Sands, and not very far from the Isle of Wight. (FIVE, 443)