Asked in Oceans and SeasWest IndiesBig Time Rush (TV Series)
Oceans and Seas
Big Time Rush (TV Series)
The Lesser Antilles are made of what 2 groups of islands?
Asked in Caribbean Islands
The Caribbean islands are made from WHAT three islands?
Asked in Travel & Places
Where are the Antilles?
The Antilles refers to the islands forming the greater part of the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea. The Antilles are divided into two major groups: the "Greater Antilles" to the north including the larger islands of Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic), and Puerto Rico; and the smaller "Lesser Antilles" on the southeast, comprising the northerly Leeward Islands, the southeasterly Windward Islands. Geographically, the Greater Antilles are generally considered part of the North American continent and are made up of continental rock, while the Lesser Antilles are mostly young volcanic or coral islands.
Asked in Bahamas, Oceans and Seas, West Indies
The West Indies is made up of Bahamas and which two other island groups?
The West Indies is made up of the Bahamas and which two other island groups?
Asked in Islands
Name the west indies islands in order from northernest to southernest?
The West Indies islands are made up of three large island groups that are between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The northernmost islands are the Bahamas, with the Greater Antilles (consisting of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, the Dominican Republican and Jamaica) being south of the Bahamas. The southernmost islands are the Lesser Antilles, a small group of islands that are north of Venezuela.
Asked in Netherlands
Where is the Netherlands antilles?
The Netherlands Antilles are made up of several islands in the Caribbean, with two groups of islands in the Caribbean Sea: Curaçao and Bonaire, just off the Venezuelan coast, and Sint Eustatius, Saba and Sint Maarten, located southeast of the Virgin Islands. Here's a map: http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/annew.gif * Bonaire (Neth. Ant.) * Curaçao (Neth. Ant.) There are many Antilles in northern South America, several of the places have Dutch (Netherlands language) are their native tongue it seems. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antilles
What are the names of the Aleutain islands?
There are seven groups of islands that make up the Aleutian Islands. The groups are the Commander Islands (owned by Russia, not the US) which is made up of two islands: Bering and Medny. The Near Islands which is made up of 16 different islands including Savage Island and Hammerhead Island. The Rat Islands are made up of 12 different islands including David of Island, Bird Rock, and Rat Island. Islands of Four Mountains includes Herbert, Carlisle, Uliaga, Kagamil, Chuginadak, Amukta, Chagulak, and Yunaska islands. The Andreanof Islands is the largest group of islands and is made up of more than 70 islands. Buldir Island is the only Island that isn't part of a group.
Asked in History of Canada
What groups of people made up the Loyalist migration and where did they settle?
Where did Christopher Columbus first land in Canada?
Columbus never landed in Canada. He made 4 voyages to the new world or the western hemisphere. He landed on what would later become the island of Cuba, the Island containing Haiti/Dominican republic, several Islands in the Lesser Antilles, as well as the future coasts of Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia and Venezuela.
Asked in Puerto Rico
Is Puerto Rico an archipelago?
No. Puerto Rico is a single island with several smaller islands nearby. An archipelago is a large group of islands like the Philippines, the Bahamas, or Japan. To clarify, Puerto Rico itself is not an archipelago, but it is part of the archipelago of the Greater Antilles made up of the islands of Cuba, Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic), Puerto Rico, and Jamaica.