How did the word Bahamas become Bahamas?

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Christopher Columbus called the island "Baja Mar" meaning shallow sea. During his expedition he noticed that the coral reefs, and sandy shoals in the island that makes it difficult for their ship to navigate. Thus, the name of the Bahamas Island was taken from this name. The word Bahamas means "the island of the shallow sea".
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Where are the Bahamas?

The Bahamas are in the Atlantic Ocean, north of Hispaniola and Cuba, south east of the United States, and northwest of Turks and Caicos. The country lies between latitudes 20

What are The Bahamas?

A group of island in the Atlantic Ocean off the southeast coast of the United States

How Do You Get To The Bahamas?

By airplane, cruise, or just start swimming from Miami, Florida. hehehe... Bahamas is located in the North Atlantic Ocean on the eastern edge of the Caribbean, 72 kilometers

What can you do in the Bahamas?

There are many activities that you can do in the Bahamas. It depends if you like an outdoor and indoor activities. For outdoor activities, you can go for diving, swimming, kay

What is it in the Bahamas?

Bahamas is a popular vacation destination because of its stunning beaches, picturesque views, and world-class hotel and resorts. There are wide range of activities that are of

If your from the Bahamas what are you?

bahamian and also a descendant of a Lucayan Indian. Which were the original inhabitants when Christopher Columbus landed here in San Salvador in 1492.

How do you become a wedding officiant in the Bahamas?

A wedding officiant in the Bahamas is called a "Licensed Marriage Officer" and this appointment which is made by the Bahamas Government is reserved for persons that are the
In Bahamas

How can you get to the Bahamas?

There are many ways on how to can get to the Bahamas, you can use a chartered and scheduled air flights, cruise ship, private airplane or private boat. It depends on how much