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 Anegada Iguana :: Cyclura.com :: Reptile Information
The Anegada rock iguana is a relatively large and stout member of its genus.
Anegada's human population has always been relatively low and there are few dogs and cats-and to date no mongooses that have decimated iguana populations o­n other islands to which they have been introduced.
o­n Anegada, where the iguana's distribution entirely overlaps with feral ungulates, the diet consists mostly of plants that are not favored by livestock; many contain secondary compounds that are produced by the plants to deter grazing and browsing.
cyclura.com /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=79   (2567 words)

  
 Anegada--the Drowned Island in the BVI
Anegada is "guarded" by the famous Horseshoe Reef which, at eighteen miles long, is one of the world's largest coral reefs.
The Anegada habitat is perfect for a wide variety of shore birds, especially the elegant Roseate Flamingos, which have been restored to the island's massive salt ponds on the western half of the island.
Anegada's west end beaches and related sea grass communities from Pomato Point to Cow Wreck Bay are important as well to the hawksbill turtle.
www.b-v-i.com /Anegada   (4251 words)

  
 Anegada History and Highlights
Anegada is often referred to as the sunken island, and can be toured in a day.
Many moons ago the Anegada Passage was considered the entrance to the Caribbean, and the protected waters of The Channel attracted merchantmen and pirates alike.
Anegada lobster, caught in pots, are famous throughout the islands.
www.doubledbvi.com /anegada.htm   (310 words)

  
 Lavenda Breeze - The Luxury Villa on Anegada, British Virgin Islands
Lavenda Breeze is an extraordinary villa on the fantastic island of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands.
Anegada lies 12 miles north of Virgin Gorda and Tortola and is the most remote of the BVIs.
Anegada's 15 contiguous miles of pristine, undeveloped white sand beaches are delectable.
www.lavendabreeze.com   (198 words)

  
 Trip Itinerary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Anegada, while not exactly the 'missing Virgin Island', is nevertheless easily missed today.
Because of Park protections of the reef and the archeological value of the wrecks, this area is closed to diving.
This isolation has left Anegada a distinct flavor all its own, and has kept it off the more beaten path of most tourists.
home.comcast.net /~dmckeeve/bvi/islands/anegada.html   (233 words)

  
 Escape BVI - Anegada, British Virgin Islands
Anegada is known for offering some of the finest shallow water and deep sea fishing in the world.
Anegada lobster, famous throughout the islands, are caught in pots by local fishermen off the isle.
Located on the northwestern end of Anegada, here is another one of the many pristine beaches found on the island.
www.escape-bvi.com /Anegada.aspx   (370 words)

  
 Ultimate BVI - The British Virgin Islands Resource about Anegada
Anegada comes from the Spanish word for sunken land; it is a coral island with its highest point only 28 feet above sea level, covering 15 square miles it can barely be seen on the horizon when approached by sea.
Anegada was quite popular with the pirates because of its dangerous reef and difficult access, the island provided seclusion as well as a steady supply of ships to loot as they wrecked on the reef.
Anegada's tourist facilities are well varied including a hotel, guest cottages and a campground.
www.ultimatebvi.com /anegada.html   (274 words)

  
 In Memorium
At the time, British businessman Kenneth Bates had leased the majority of Anegada from the British Government and was working on a massive development of Anegada as the "Anegada Development Corporation".
Anegada began to return to its original state of piece and quiet.
The first meal served at the Anegada Reef Hotel just a few months after moving in, was to Captain Lucien Pickering and his two charter guests who enjoyed their fresh caught lobsters.
www.anegadareef.com /in-memorium.htm   (1035 words)

  
 Anegada Sea Turtle Recovery Project--Complete Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Anegada once was well cultivated by its residents according to older residents in the Settlement … [two individuals] …, 85 and 90 years old respectively, recall the cultivation of bananas, and many "plantations" or fields were planted to sweet corn, guinea corn, and different kinds of sweet potatoes.
An Anegada Lands Commission was established in 1987 to hold an inquiry into the ownership of the lands on Anegada and to advise the government of the BVI on the framework for an equitable distribution of the lands on Anegada.
With growing tourism infrastructure development on Anegada, the continued invasion of feral livestock on proposed park lands, and increasing unsupervised tourist traffic in the flamingo ponds, it is now imperative to immediately resolve the land-use conflicts between residents and government to begin the development and management of this unique and fragile area.
www.irf.org /turtle.htm   (16378 words)

  
 The British Virgin Islands - Anegada
Miles of unspoilt white-sand beaches ring the island of Anegada - the flat "Drowned Land" in the BVI.
Anegada has all the facilities needed for most water sports, as well as bonefishing or sport fishing.
At the Anegada Museum, maps reveal the location of over 200 wrecks, while cannons, musket balls and ships' timbers are part of the recovered booty.
www.bvitourism.com /anegada   (551 words)

  
 Arawak Kayak Tours - Anegada Trips
Anegada also has some of the most diverse bird life in the Eastern Caribbean.
Once on Anegada, we'll head to the campground at the western end of the island (Pomato Point).
Loblolly is thought of as the most spectacular of all the beaches on Anegada and the snorkeling here is superb.
www.bookitvi.com /anegada.htm   (525 words)

  
 Iguana Specialist Group (formerly the West Indian Iguana Specialist Group)
The Anegada Island iguana is a relatively large, stout member of its genus.
In the 1980s, eight iguanas were moved from Anegada to Guana Island, British Virgin Islands, to start a second population in part of the species' former range (Goodyear and Lazell 1994).
Creation of a national park to protect iguanas on Anegada, and maintenance of a reservoir of breeding animals on Guana whose offspring may be used to restock depleted areas on Anegada.
www.iucn-isg.org /actionplan/ch2/anegadaisland.php   (1114 words)

  
 Anegada: Crewed Yacht Charters and Sailing School
Anegada is the destination for those who want to be by themselves.
It is the only coral island of the entire chain (the others being volcanic) and has the third largest barrier reef in the world.
On old charts it was called "the drowned island" in fact Anegada in Spanish means sunken island.
www.orcasailing.com /anegada_island.html   (158 words)

  
 Map - Anegada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
You won't want to miss the Anegada Flamingos at the salt pond, which, after a couple of failed attempts, were successfully reintroduced to their natural habitat in 1992.
This map of Anegada is copyrighted and may not be used on the web without prior written consent.
The legendary, "Anegada Reef" surrounding this tiny island oasis, has been the demise of hundreds of unsuspecting ships and pleasure boats sailing the British Virgin Islands.
www.bareboatsbvi.com /map_anegada.html   (355 words)

  
 DAY 8
Anegada is also surrounded by miles of shallow reefs which are dangerous to boats.
Anegada is different from all the other Virgin Islands because it is not hilly, like the other Virgin Islands.
Anegada is flat because it is made from an old coral reef that is now out of the water.
www.theoceanadventure.com /VIie02/DAY8VI.html   (779 words)

  
 Lavenda Breeze, Vacation Villa Rental, Anegada, British Virgin Islands.
Anegada, though the second largest of the British Virgin Islands in area, has a very small population of only 180 residents.
It’s a quiet place with a fascinating history of shipwrecks on the reefs near its shores, (http://www.blytmann.com/anegada.htm) plus interesting fauna (sea turtles http://www.irf.org/turtle.htm, pelicans, the endangered Anegada iguana, flamingoes, Anegada lobsters and more) and flora (cactus, wild orchids, palms, sea grapes, loblolly trees, and bay lavenda all along the shore).
For years, Anegada has been a favorite destination for yachtsmen, sought out for its dreamy quiet seclusion and for its miles upon miles of empty, pure white sand beaches.
www.cvillas.com /bvi/lavenda/index.html   (472 words)

  
 Navigating to Anegada
Anegada Entrance Channel Marker Status: As of June, 2006, the 2nd red buoy is missing.
The lobster dinner at the Anegada Reef Hotel is truly a one-of-a-kind thing, and will be one of the high points of your trip.
Sailing to Anegada from either the North Sound or Marina Cay usually takes no longer than sailing to Cooper Island from the west end of Tortola, and is almost always a quicker sail than from Road Harbor to the North Sound.
www.nwmangum.com /NavToAnegada.html   (4356 words)

  
 Anegada Project
Anegada is one of the many islands that make up the British Virgin Islands, but it is in many ways extremely unique.
Recently we saw a newsletter on the Anegada Darwin Biodiversity Project, which studies the ecosystem and the unique plants and animals that live on the island.
A photo of Anegada and Virgin Gorda taken from the International Space Station...Anegada is the large sandy island to the north surrounded by coral reef, and Virgin Gorda is the small, mountainous, very irregularly shaped island to the south.
www.robinsononeil.com /anegada.htm   (269 words)

  
 In The Islands: Anegada BVI
Anegada is known for several treats, Caribbean lobster, miles (upon miles) of deserted beaches, snorkeling, flamingos, and bone fishing!
There are several dining choices on the Southern side of Anegada, the Anegada Beach Club, Neptune's Treasure, or Pimato Point, all of which appreciate reservations being made, and they stand by VHF radio channel 16.
Anegada is the perfect getaway for those wishing to avoid CNN and the Wall Street Journal.
www.intheislands.com /anegada.html   (526 words)

  
 Destination BVI: The British Virgin Islands - Anegada
Loblolly Bay on the northern shore is an extraordinary snorkelling destination with an abundance of coral and fish life.
Aside from its beaches, Anegada is famous for its lobster and fish caught on the reef and enjoyed in any of the island’s restaurants.
Anegada is completely diverse in character from the rest of the Virgin Islands.
www.destinationbvi.com /thebvi-anegada.php   (187 words)

  
 Anegada Villas and Anegada Villa Rentals - Vacation Rentals
Anegada, while not exactly the 'missing Virgin Island', is one of those amazing "forgotten" spots we have here on earth.
Because of Park protections of the reef and the archeological value of the 300+ shipwrecks, this area is closed to diving.
Anegada Villas for rent offer a unique chance to truly escape the pressures of everyday life.
anegada.villascaribe.com   (202 words)

  
 Anegada
While the rest of the BVI is volcanic and mountainous, Anegada is by contrast a flat, coral reef, missed by Christopher Columbus when he discovered these islands in 1493.
For quiet seclusion, Anegada is THE place: just you ands the island’s 180 permanent residents, some pink flamingos, wild orchids and rare rock iguanas.
We set out for Anegada one glorious morning from Beef Island Airport, which is located on the principal island of Tortola.
www.postcardsforyou.com /anegada.html   (1118 words)

  
 BVI Welcome On-line: Anegada - Island of Simple Pleasures
The heading is due north by compass and one of the fascinating aspects of an Anegada trip is that because the island is so low, it isn't visible until you're about five miles off.
Negotiating through the reef of Anegada is not for the novice.
Indigenous to Anegada, they are the largest terrestrial wild animals in the B.V.I. Growing up to five feet in length, they are shy and elusive.
www.bviwelcome.com /articles/anegada   (1509 words)

  
 Anegada Villas - Anegada Villa Rentals by Blue Escapes
Located east of the U.S. Virgin Islands, The British Virgin Islands are a collection of over 60 islands (16 of which are inhabited).
Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke are the four principal islands.
The topography of the islands vary with Tortola and Virgin Gorda boasting mountainous terrain and Anegada being very flat.
www.blueescapes.com /Anegada   (254 words)

  
 Anegada British Virgin Islands
With a population of about 250, Anegada's tourist facilities are limited to a camp ground, several guest cottages, and one 16-room hotel, the Anegada Reef Hotel.
There are a half dozen places to eat on Anegada, either at the Settlement or at Loblolly Bay on the island's north shore.
The sanctuary is also a protected nesting ground for several varieties of heron as well as ospreys and species of terns that have been spending their summers in the BVI for centuries.
www.guidetocaribbeanvacations.com /bvi/anegada.htm   (343 words)

  
 ANEGADA ISLAND, BVI - SHIPWRECKS (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
While the Society has been involved in a number of activities connected with maritime history over the years, it is probably the underwater shipwreck activities on Anegada that has drawn the greatest interest, especially among individuals familiar with the treacherous reefs associated with that island.
Loosely translated from Spanish, Anegada means "the drowned island"; the highest point on the island being only 30 feet above sea level.
Given the location of Anegada, close to a major north-south shipping lane, and with extensive reefs extending all around the island and up to about 11 miles seaward towards the southeast, it's no wonder it has claimed so many unwary and unfortunate mariners.
www.blytmann.com.cob-web.org:8888 /anegada.htm   (313 words)

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