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Caribbean Islands Facts Figures (The Caribbean Today) ePub download

by Romel Hernandez

  • Author: Romel Hernandez
  • ISBN: 1422206890
  • ISBN13: 978-1422206898
  • ePub: 1560 kb | FB2: 1142 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Geography & Cultures
  • Publisher: Mason Crest (October 30, 2008)
  • Pages: 63
  • Rating: 4.7/5
  • Votes: 187
  • Format: lit mbr azw doc
Caribbean Islands Facts  Figures (The Caribbean Today) ePub download

The Caribbean Islands book.

The Caribbean Islands book.

Caribbean islands : facts & figures. by. Hernandez, Romel. The series is completed by a statistical volume. These lavishly illustrated books survey the human and physical geography of the Caribbean, along with its economic and historical development

Caribbean islands : facts & figures. These lavishly illustrated books survey the human and physical geography of the Caribbean, along with its economic and historical development. Geared to the needs of students and teachers, each volume contains a glossary of terms, a chronology, and ideas for class reports. And each volume contains a recipe section featuring tasty, easy-to-prepare dishes popular in the countries dealt with.

Caribbean Islands : Facts and Figures. Part of the Discovering the Caribbean: History, Politics, and Culture Series). Smaller islands include Barbados and Dominica; groups of islands include the Bahamas, the British and . Virgin Islands, and the Leeward and Windward Islands.

The history of the Caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the European powers since the 15th century. In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed in the Caribbean and claimed the region for Spain

The history of the Caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the European powers since the 15th century. In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed in the Caribbean and claimed the region for Spain. The first Spanish settlements were established in the Caribbean starting in 1493.

Want more fun facts about the Caribbean Islands? Here's a little quiz – with answers – to further expand your knowledge of them. 1. Where is the Caribbean region located?

Most of the inhabitants of the Caribbean Islands are descendants of African slaves who were brought to the islands by European colonial powers to work on the sugar plantation. They stayed on the islands after the slavery had ended. Source: Flickr – Kamoteirs (A New Beginning). Want more fun facts about the Caribbean Islands? Here's a little quiz – with answers – to further expand your knowledge of them. Where is the Caribbean region located? The Caribbean region lies southeast of the Gulf of Mexico, east of Central America and north of South America. 2. Why are the Caribbean Islands called the West Indies?

The Caribbean islands are one of the most prestigious tourist destinations in the world.

The Caribbean islands are one of the most prestigious tourist destinations in the world. Served with a immensity offer of leisure, in the Caribbean you can live a dream life, practicing sports, relaxing, diving, watching wildlife, sailing, strolling on the beach, on the mountain, having fun at parties, living in an isolated area, what you like best, you can do in the Caribbean. Caribbean Islands is a massive archipelago located in the Caribbean Sea. The Caribbean can be subdivided into a few different regions: the Lucayan Archipelago, the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the ABC Islands.

The Caribbean (/ˌkærɪˈbiːən, kəˈrɪbiən/, locally /ˈkærɪbiæn/) (Spanish: El Caribe; French: la Caraïbe; Haitian Creole: Karayib; Dutch: De Caraïben; Caribbean Hindustani: कैरेबियन; Chinese: 加勒比).

The name Caribbean, comes from the Amerindian tribe, the (cannibalistic) Caribs (who were some of this writer’s ancestors). The colonization of the islands by the Europeans has left its mark, for there are many structures still existing that are major tourist attractions. As in item number 5, the history of the Caribbean has heavily influenced the musical genres. Some of the more popular styles of music are reggae, calypso, reggaeton, salsa, (East Indian inspired) chutney & pan music. Pan music, also known as steel pan music is made from steel tins or drums, that are fashioned to carry tunes and make lovely sounds.

The Caribbean Islands consist of over 7,000 individual islands  . Learn more about our Island, part of the Dutch Caribbean. Caribbean Islands Guide. 5 December at 13:18 ·.

Lets Hunt The Unknown Caribbean Island Facts. 3. Approximately 2% of the Caribbean Island is inhabitant, which means, the islands is completely ruled by the Flora and Fauna. The highest point on Anegada Island (one of the British Virgin Island) is less than 28 feet above sea level. Obviously, Anegada had to mean the drowned land. Maho beach is the most amazing place for both the sun bathers and people coming to experience something else. Planes pass just 100 feet above the beach on St. Maarten Island. Imagine the undiscovered wildlife of Caribbean Island. You never know, how the nature can surprise you any time.

Discusses the land, history, economy, culture, and people of the islands of the Caribbean, including Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Barbados, Dominica, the Bahamas, the British and U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Leeward and Windward Islands.