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The Caribbean

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Islands: The Caribbean

Name shared by a Greek island, famous for its wine, and the largest island in the Bahamas Click to show or hide the answer
Named by Columbus after an icon in the cathedral of Seville - the cathedral is known as "the old cathedral" and the island's name is Spanish for "old" Click to show or hide the answer
Most easterly island in the Caribbean; natives are called Bajans (pronounced Bay–juns); Nelson’s Statue and Trafalgar Square are on; Holetown is the site of the first British landing (1625) on Click to show or hide the answer
Somers Islands: alternative name for the Click to show or hide the answer
South of Cuba, 180 miles West of Jamaica: Grand …, Little …, … Brack: make up the … Islands Dependency Click to show or hide the answer
Largest island in the Caribbean (one of four in the Greater Antilles) Click to show or hide the answer
Part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; gave its name to an orange-flavoured liqueur Click to show or hide the answer
Eight coral islands at the entrance to the Gulf of Mexico Click to show or hide the answer
Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Jamaica Click to show or hide the answer
Group of islands in the Leeward Islands that make up an overseas region of France (with a single department) – cf. Martinique Click to show or hide the answer
Haiti and the Dominican Republic are the two countries that make up Click to show or hide the answer
Antigua, St. Kitts & Nevis, Montserrat, Barbuda (etc.) Click to show or hide the answer
The Leeward and Windward Islands make up most of the Click to show or hide the answer
Island in the Leeward Islands that makes up an overseas region of France (with a single department) – cf. Guadeloupe Click to show or hide the answer
Caribbean island - a British Overseas Territoriy - disturbed by volcanic eruption in 1995 and 1997: the capital (Plymouth) was buried in ash, and the southern half of the island left uninhabitable Click to show or hide the answer
Caribbean island bought by Richard Branson, 1979 (British Virgin Islands) Click to show or hide the answer
Curaçao, Bonaire: largest islands of the Click to show or hide the answer
Easternmost of the Greater Antilles, ceded to the USA by Spain in 1898; now (since 1952) has local self–government and Commonwealth status; Caribbean (south–eastern) apex of the Bermuda Triangle (the others are Bermuda and Florida). Name means Rich Port. Arecibo (famous for its radio telescope) is a municipality of Click to show or hide the answer
One of the Leeward Islands: northern half is an overseas collectivity of France, southern half is one of the four countries that make up the Kingdom of the Netherlands Click to show or hide the answer
One of the Leeward Islands: an overseas collectivity of France Click to show or hide the answer
First land sighted by Columbus in the New World (Central Bahamas) Click to show or hide the answer
Southernmost island in the Caribbean; separated from Venezuela by the Serpent’s Mouth and the Dragons’ Mouths Click to show or hide the answer
Danish West Indies: bought by USA in 1916; name changed to Click to show or hide the answer
Greater and Lesser Antilles together make up the Click to show or hide the answer
Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenada Click to show or hide the answer

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