Some Caribbean islands are coral islands formed from what?
skeletons of tiny sea animals.
2 coral island
Some are Volcanic other are Coral Limestone.
Some Caribbean islands are formed from the tops of underwater mountains while others are formed from?
4 Some Caribbean islands are formed from the tops of underwater mountains while others are formed from?
Some Caribbean islands are formed from the tops of underwater mountains while others are formed from what?
the skeletons of tiny sea animals
There are actually more than three types of island formation. Here are some: 1. Coral Islands 2. Volcanic Islands 3. Oceanic Islands 4. Barrier Islands 5. Continental Islands
these are only some of the animals on the Caribbean: Sharks Mussles Sea Turltles Coral Langosta (lobster) Sea urchins Crab Skate Moray Eel hope i helped... feel free to improve this is you can!! :)
Islands can be formed from glacial till, from the rifting apart of continents, and out of material built up along a subduction zone (accretionary prism). Some islands are man made.
The Caribbean Islands are located in the Atlantic Ocean. Some islands are in the Caribbean Sea, part of the Atlantic Ocean.
Well creole is different in different islands of the Caribbean. But some of the islands that speak a form of creole are Haiti, Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guyana....
Some islands are formed by volcanoes, but not all.
There are thousands of islands in the Caribbean separated into island countries. Some of these island countries include Aruba, Bahamas, Haiti, Jamaica, and Guadeloupe.
There are some colombian islands it could be them or the cayman islands
Some of the Caribbean islands, such as Cuba and Dominican Republic, are part of the Central America while other part of islands are owned by other countries which is USA, UK, France, and Netherlands.
Aruba and Barbadoes
the islands of Hawaii were some of the island
Some books have tell that the Caribbean islands were discovered by lots of explorers like Christopher Columbus with the Bahamas in 1503 and Juan Ponce De Leon with Puerto Rico in 1508 and some of them.
There are a number of volcanic islands in the world. Some of these include Santorini in Greece, and the Hawaiian islands.
The Bahamas islands are not geographically part of the Caribbean islands, because they are located in the North Alantic ocean. The culture on the Bahamas islands is, similar to that of Caribbean culture, so some people consider the Bahamas to be culturally Caribbean. Check out this map of the Bahamas: http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/ifim/country_list/media/bf-map.gif To read more about the Bahamas click the following link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bahamas
Some, such as the Virgin Islands, are owned by the United States. Others are part of Holland, or part of the United Kingdom. Some islands are independent.
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Yes. There are some coral islands that actually sink, due to increased plant growth and sediment collection.
Greenland, Faroe islands, Norway, Iceland, Trankebar (a place in India), the Virgin Islands (some Caribbean islands) and some places at the Ivory Coast in Africa
Yes, there are named islands in the Caribbean sea. Some names are the Bahamas, Aruba, Bermuda, Cuba and Puerto Rico.
What area includes all the countries from Mexico to Argentina also includes the islands in the Caribbean sea?
It is known as Latin America, and includes Mexico, Central America, most of South America and some islands in the Caribbean.
Most islands are well suited for agriculture and produce abundant crops. Development on some islands has effected agriculture.
Most are volcanic in origin (some are reef limestones).
No, it only has island in the Caribbean and it has some islands (two or three) south of South America If thanks, you are welcome...
The Caribbean has thousands of islands. The Bahama region is home to Abaco Island, Little Lloyd Cay, and Ragged Island, among many others. Culpepper Island and Pelican Island are both in the Barbados region. There are also islands near Cuba and the Dominican Republic.
it looks very breezy and has lots of water.
No the Caribbean is not in Africa but it do consist of Africans. As well as East Idians, Chinese, Syrians, Europeans. Its is a chanin of islands and some main lands that is washed by the Caribbean sea and its South of South America.
Islands are formed in four ways. 1. Coral builds up and makes an island, 2. An underwater volcano erupts and the lava cools and slowly the build up of hardened lava forms an island, 3. The water level gets lower, exposing an island, 4. The water erodes the earth under it and deposits it in a certain area, deposited soil builds up, and slowly but surely an island forms! Islands are all different, and have… Read More
Formed through volcanic activity some 750,000 years ago
Because the water drains quickly though limestone.
New Zealand, Iceland, Japan and Indonesia (strictly speaking an archipelago nation) and some caribbean islands all lie on geological fault lines where two or more tectonic plates meet.
There are many different popular locations for a Caribbean holiday. Some of these include: Hermitage Bay in Antigua, the Cayman Islands, Barbados, and Jamaica.
Islands of the Caribbean Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda British Virgin Islands Grenada Guyana Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Some might include Suriname, so with these additions there are much more than 15 Carribbean countries.) Cuba Puerto Rico Haiti Trinidad & Tobago (one country) Dominican Republic Bahamas Jamaica Virgin Islands Cayman Islands Curacao Aruba Guadaloupe Dominica Martinique Barbados Belize (not an island but a part of the Caribbean) Guyana (not… Read More
The Seychelles are a group 115 islands. Most are granite based but there are some that are coral based.
Most of the Caribbean Islands are on UTC - 4 hrs. all year, but some islands are on UTC - 5 hrs. all year and some islands are on UTC - 5 hrs. part of the year and UTC - 4 hrs. the rest of the year. That puts England 4 to 6 hrs. ahead depending on the island and the time of year.
There are thousands of islands that are part of the island countries of the broadly defined Caribbean region: Anguilla, Antigua-and-Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Caribbean Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts-and-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent-and-the-Grenadines, Trinidad-and-Tobago, and United States Virgin Islands.
The manner in which Islands are and have been formed are as diverse and unique in many cases as the Islands themselves. As per the catagorisation of this question however, the Cayman Islands were formed by convergent tectonic plate movement. Geographically speaking they sit on the egde of the Cayman Trench. It is a trench hundreds of miles deep that runs between the Cayman Islands and Cuba. Further eleaboration would require a more specific focus… Read More
European countries and the United States
Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Bermuda, Haiti, Cuba and Aruba.
No. Columbus landed in some islands near Cuba in the Caribbean Sea.
All of them were formed by volcanoes. some even now aer still forming.
Islands and some mountains.
Volcanic islands can be found in several places around the world. Examples include the Hawaiian Islands and the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific, the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, some of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean, the Canary Islands and Azores off the coast of Africa, and Iceland. These are just a few of many examples.
NO-one owns any Caribbean islands. Though some are under the British rule, which means that England not necessarily owns it, but has the power to make its choices. Caribbean islands export a lot of things like bananas, oil, Governor plums and much more to other countries, mainly the USA. The Caribbean islands tend to have humid weather, but can be very cold during the nights. Each Caribbean island has its own representative, be it the… Read More
Apart from in the US, Liberia, Myanmar and some Caribbean islands.
The Gaither Homecoming Caribbean Cruise is a Christian cruise that travels to many different Caribbean islands. There's a large variety of musical guests on board as well as comedy shows and harmonica lessons.