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US Virgin Islands

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This category covers questions about the Virgin Islands of the United States, a group of islands in the Caribbean that are United States territories. The Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Saint Croix, Saint John, and Saint Thomas. Originally a Danish colony, the United States acquired the Danish part of the Virgin Islands from Denmark on March 31, 1917.
Henry E. Rohlsen was a well known Crucian pilot, who had been involved with early aviation in South America and http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_is_Henry_E_Rohlsen_why_was_the_airport_on_St._Croix_US_Virgin_Island_named_for_him# . Along with Herbert Hosea Heywood, he was one of two Virgin Islanders to...
President Woodrow Wilson was president when the Virgin Islands were purchased in 1917.
It is 4 hours and 12 minutes from Columbus, Ohio to the BritishVirgin Islands.
The US bought the Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million ingold in 1916-1917.
St. Kitts and Nevins is a island nation and part of theCommonwealth of Nations.
They are called Virgin Islanders.
These are the names from largest to smallest. * means capital St. Croix, St. Thomas*, St. John, and Water Island.
No. The British Virgin Islands is an independent country (although it is an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom). The U.S. Virgin Islands are a U.S. Territory. However, geographically, they do largely form one continuous archipeligo.
Main attractions are: . tropical climate . high standard of living . cooling trade winds . particularly strong reputation amongst sailing and diving communities
Flights to the Virgin Islands are from Miami; New York City; SanJuan, Puerto Rico; and Houston, TX.
Arawak and Ciboney Indians were the first inhabitants of what would later be known as the US Virgin Islands.
St. Thomas is part of the US Virgin Islands. The USVI are governed by a Governor. The cities on the islands have majors.
It is located on St. Thomas. I think it is called something like Mt. Eagle
Mount Vernon, Monticello, Jamestown, Williamsburg, Yorktown, Skyline Drive, Virginia Beach, Kings Dominion and Busch Gardens amusement parks, and hundreds of othe r National, State, and local parks and battlefields. Mountains on one side, beach on the other.
Parliamentary Democratic Dependency as an Autonomous Territorysince 1967.
There are more than six Virgin Islands. There are 62 Virgin Islands under the U.S. flag. Four are in the District of St. Croix and 58 are in the District of St. Thomas-St. John. The proper name of the islands is Virgin Islands. The phrase "U.S. Virgin Islands" is a nickname used so that...
St. Thomas is part of the island chain that makes up the VirginIslands. St. Thomas is located forty to fifty miles east of PuertoRico.
Geographically, they are part of the Caribbean. Politically, the USVI is part of the US, and the BVI is a British Dependent Territory and part of the Commonwealth (and an associate member of the OECS).
Caribbean (or, the West Indies). More specifically, the Leeward Islands. Also sometimes referred to as the Lesser Antilles.
The US Virgin Islands flag was adopted in 1921. It consists of a simplified version of the Great Seal of the United States between the letters V and I with an eagle holding a laurel branch in one talon. The three arrows in the other talon represent the three major islands of St. Thomas, St. John,...
If you are taking an airplane than yes. Just because Puerto Rico is America's property doesn't mean you don't need a passport to get there.
Opinions may vary, but in my view: . In the US Virgin Islands: St John . In the British Virgin Islands: Virgin Gorda
If we define the Virgin Islands as the archipelago extending from St. Eustatius to Vieques (formally called Crab Island), the seven flags (nations) were: Spain, France, England, The United Provinces (aka The Dutch), Denmark, The Brandenberg Company (part of St. Thomas by lease), and lastly the...
The US Virgin Islands are 133.73 square miles.
South side of island, slightly right of center. It right in Castle Coakle,Christiansted, St.Croix. You can see it from almost anywhere on this island. It is a huge refinery. On some of our main roads, you will be driving beside it.
The distance from Saint Martin to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, is 123 miles. That equals 198 kilometers or 107 nautical miles.
Puerto Rico lies between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
USPS in the US Virgin Islands . Yes. We are an American territory and American citizens. We do have the US Postal Service and the postal rates are the same as they are in the continental US.
The US bought the US Virgin Islands in 1917.
The US currently (2010) has 17 different Territories.
No, this snake is not venomous.
No, however my mom is a artist
I am sorry but there are no casinos in the U.S. Virgin Islands yes there is. the divi in st. croix...on the east side.
Ralph Moses Paiewonsky was the last appointed governor.Governors have been elected since 1969. Kenneth Mapp is the currentelected governor.
Carlotte Amalie was the Navy headquarters after the US bought it.In 1931, it became the headquarters of the US Virgin Islands.
Yes St. Croix is on of the US Virgin Islands.
St. Thomas is one of the islands in the Virgin Islands. CharlotteAmalie is the capital city of the Virgin Islands and is located onthe island of St. Thomas.
The temperature is usually in the 80s or 90s. So wear comfortableclothing for the tropics.
Mosquitoes are common in the tropics.
No, they are just very high hills in the United States Virgin Islands
As of today, Aug 2009, the USVI Governor is deJongh. From 2007, the Premier of the British Virgin Islands has been Ralph T. O'Neal.
Christopher Columbus gave the islands the name 'Santa Ursula y lasOnce Mil Virgenes' or 'Saint Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins'shortened to Las Virgenes. (The story is that Saint Ursula and agroup of holy virgins were martyred.) The official name of theBritish territory is the Virgin Islands, and the...
There are the US Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.
(British) Parliamentary Democracy
Answer . Yes a person born in st. croix is an American citizen. I was born in St. Croix and from birth I was a U.S Citizen. People from the Virgin Islands have U.S passports and are entitled to all the rights that any U.S citizen has.
There is NO wal-Mart on St Thomas. Just Kmart
Yes! with Sara Dackson
St. Kitts and Nevins is south east of the US Virgin Islands. Theyare part of the Leeward Islands,
There are 62 Virgin Islands under the U.S. flag. The proper name of the islands is Virgin Islands. The phrase "U.S. Virgin Islands" is a nickname used so that visitors understand that we are part of the United States of America and do not confuse us with the British Virgin Islands. .
Saint Croix, Saint John and Saint Thomas .and Water island.
As long as you are from the United States citizen, You can enter it. We are a United States territory
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18° 21′ 0″ N, 64° 56′ 0″ W . 18.35, -64.933333 . UTM 20Q 295709 2029994
I would say it was a eight hour flight. It took all day long.
St.Croix,St.Thomas,St.john,and Water island
Yes, it is. However, Caribbean citizens do not consider us real Caribbeans.
The U.S Virgin Islands is located 18degree 21 degree North 64degree 56degree West
Not by sharks, but by Barracudas
The capital of the United States of America is Washington D.C. The capital of the Uniited States Virgin Islands is Charlotte Amaile, St. Thomas The capital of the British Virgin Islands is Road Town,Tortola
John F. Kennedy Space Center used to be called cape canaveral which was formed in 1962
No, I took his virginity. ;)
No, it is not a country. It is a territory in United Kingdom.
The distance between the above places is 3796 miles. This distance is point to point straight distance. The actual distance may vary according to the flight path chosen. Also this is not the airport to airport precise distance.
Oil from the Hovensa Oil Refinery located on ST. Croix Rum from Cuzan Rum located on St. Croix
A free market system is in place in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It operates on the same economic principles as the rest of the U.S.
the United States Virgin Islands
We have the same customs as the United States. We would say good morning whenever we walk into a room.
State in the making
The Virgin Islands of the United States were bought from Denmark to prevent Germany from establishing a submarine base there during World War I.
Well Ive lived in NJ for my entire life and Ive never seen a cowboy here, except maybe on Halloween.
I'm not a master of the law, but seeing as nobody else has attempted to answer this I must say: Does it sound very logical for something that protects people to be outlawed?
It is to the southeast of Puerto Rico.
Persons born in the Virgin Islands are U.S. citizens.
I dont know who owns some of the islands but I do know that the owner of St. Thomas is the U.S.A.
step 1 find a store step 2 ask for a freaking bottle of mountain dew