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Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

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Description

The Cayman Islands are a British overseas territory located in the western Caribbean Sea, comprising the islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman. It is a global offshore financial services centre and one of the leading tourist scuba diving destinations in the world.
15/12/2007
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Les îles Caïmans sont situées à l'ouest de la mer des Caraïbes. Elles comportent trois îles : Grand Cayman, Little Cayman et Cayman Brac, dont les superficies respectives sont de 197 km², 26 km² et 36 km². La capitale administrative, George Town est située sur la côte ouest de Grand Cayman.
15/12/2007
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23 May 10

Montego Bay

The "Montego Bay Convention" or United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)  signed in 1982, defined the law of the sea (maritime highway code).
5 Jul 11

Long Key (ou Rattlesnake key) (Florida Keys)

Long Key was called Cayo Vivora (Rattlesnake Key) by early Spanish explorers, a reference to the shape of the island, which resembles a snake with its jaws open, rather than to its denizens.
In the early 20th century, Long
Key was the site of a luxurious fishing resort that ...
5 Apr 10

Strait of Florida

    The Straits of Florida, Florida Straits, or Strait of Havami is a strait located south-southeast of the North American mainlad, generally accepted to be between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, and between the Florida Keys and Cuba. The strait carries ...
6 Apr 12

Key Vaca (Florida Keys)

Key Vaca is an island in the middle Florida
Keys, located entirely within the borders of the city of Marathon, Florida. It is often incorrectly identified as
"Marathon Key."Key Vaca is located between Fat
Deer Key and Knight's Key. Key Vaca is also connected via bridge to ...
22 Mar 10

Santiago De Cuba

Harbor.
28 Apr 11

Lower Matecumbe Key (Florida Keys)

The island lies to the southwest of Upper Matecumbe Key, and to the northeast of Craig
Key.
All of the key is within the Village of Islamorada as of November 4, 1997, when it was incorporated.
This key is the site of a number of Indian mounds and middens, most of which were ...
22 Mar 10

Kingston (Jamaica)

Harbor.
28 Apr 11

Alligator Reef (Upper Matecumbe)

Alligator Reef is located 200 yards offshore of Alligator
Light, between coral heads, 3.5 NM SE of Lower Matecumbe Key.USS Alligator was launched, November 2, 1820, and commissioned in
March 1821. Alligator's short, but intensive, period of naval service was
involved with ...
18 Apr 12

Bahai De La Habana

Large harbor well protected .
28 Apr 11

Treasure Harbor marina (Plantation Key)

Marina is located at the W end of Plantation Key, just before Islamorada village.
Plantation Yacht Harbor lies off the Florida Straits. Between
ICW markers 78 and 78A. It will bear approximately 150°.
Look for red and white lighthouse at the end of the breakwater.
Reservations ...
27 Mar 10

Crocker Reef (Plantation Key)

Crocker
Reef (Buoy 12) is located about 4 miles southeast of Snake
Creek in Islamorada.  This reef is primarily an intermediate to deep spur
& groove system typical of the outer reef along most of the Florida Keys. Not far from the navigation buoy pictured above ...
16 Apr 12
Local Area

NW Atlantic Ocean

Entre le Groenland et la mer du Nord, l'Atlantique est séparé de l'Océan Arctique par le seuil de Wyville-, zone relativement peu profonde (entre 300 et 1250 m) et de laquelle émerge l'Islande.
Au Nord, c'est-à-dire déjà dans l'océan Arctique, on trouve le bassin de Norvège, ...
19 Mar 15

Cuba

The Republic of Cuba , consists of the island of Cuba (the largest and second-most populous island of the Greater Antilles), Isla de la Juventud and several adjacent small islands.
6 Jan 08

Jamaica

Jamaica  is an island nation of the Greater Antilles. Formerly a Spanish possession known as Santiago, it later became the British West Indies Crown colony of Jamaica. It is the third most populous anglophone country in the Americas, after the United States and Canada.
2 Aug 09

Haïti

Haiti (English pronounced /?he?ti?/; French Haïti pronounced [aiti]; Haitian Creole: Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti (République d'Haïti ; Repiblik d Ayiti), is a French and Creole speaking Latin American country located in the Greater Antilles archipelago on the Caribbean ...
6 Jan 08
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