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 List of islands in the South China Sea - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
List of islands in the South China Sea
List of islands in the East China Sea
List of islands of the People's Republic of China
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_islands_in_the_South_China_Sea   (144 words)

 List of islands of Africa - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
List of islands of Africa - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This is a list of islands of Africa.
List of islands of Africa, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Réunion, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, See also and Lists of islands.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_islands_of_Africa   (100 words)

 USATODAY.com - Remote Indian islands face many obstacles in relief efforts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
CAR NICOBAR, India — On one of the most remote islands in the Indian Ocean, survivors are combing through the wreckage caused by last week's tsunami that obliterated 12 of Car Nicobar's 15 villages.
The islands are home to isolated indigenous tribes, some of whom are openly hostile and have long resisted any sort of integration.
The island chain once served as a British penal colony housing mainly political prisoners from the Indian mainland.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2005-01-04-indian-islands_x.htm   (686 words)

 Indian Ocean Islands - Vacation Rentals .com
The Indian Ocean Islands, from the Seychelles to Mauritius to Madagascar, are full of vacation excitement from the exotic flora and fauna to the beaches and a wealth of water sport activity.
Wild flowers are important to Reunion Island, since they grow on the sides of the roads of the island, and in the forests; there is vanilla, striking orchids, and indigenous plants of various kinds.
Reunion Island’s shield volcano on its eastern side is called Piton de la Fournaise and is one of the largest worldwide, with several gigantic craters; it erupts on a somewhat regular basis and is compared frequently to the volcanoes in Hawaii.
www.vacationrentals.com /vacation-rentals/Indian-Ocean-Islands.html   (805 words)

 Scholar Voices: Wilkinson
In the Northwest region of the Indian Ocean, this resulted in the creation of the Persian Gulf, a "Noah's Flood" of the region that had formerly been a dry river basin.
People along the Arabian peninsula of the Indian Ocean were taking increasing advantage of the monsoonal upwelling, far more than took advantage of it during the richer years of 10,000 BP - 6,000 BP.
The Tropical Islands of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
www.accd.edu /sac/history/keller/IndianO/Wilkin.html   (1241 words)

 Modern Languages and Linguistics Library
These listings of books registered in the Mauritius Archives are divided into two categories: (1) publications issued by government and public institutions, and (2) publications issued by private individuals and organizations.
Each part begins with a chronology of the island(s) in question, then discusses the languages and literature, including specific influential writers and literary movements, of the island(s).
A bibliography of the Indian Ocean, this book is useful for those seeking background knowledge of the area.
www.library.uiuc.edu /mdx/bibliogs/French/Francophone/indianocean.htm   (2139 words)

 Top 10 Romantic Islands - by authority Howard Hillman
Charming islands and atolls situated remotely in the Indian Ocean.
The subtropical island of Madeira has mountainous scenery and a rugged coastline dotted with tempting beaches.
The islands and island groups must not only have romantic settings for couples including honeymooners, they must also have quality resorts offering a fair amount of privacy.
www.hillmanwonders.com /top10/romantic_islands.htm   (262 words)

 Exotic Islands from the South Pacific to the Tropical Indian Ocean
The Islands of Hawaii have it all...from beautiful beaches and hidden coves, to world class resorts, award-winning cuisine and activities to suit most interests.
This a group of 15 islands scattered over more than a million square miles of crystal blue water, and encompassing an inviting combination of stunning beauty and Polynesian culture, are a special destination for couples.
Select this Island as a truely relaxing getaway where life is lived for the joy of it all, where rushing is considered rude, and where locals wear flowers tucked in their hair, not to impress visitors, but because they like to.
www.intimatehoneymoons.com /islands.html   (682 words)

 Ocean Animal Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com
Oceans cover almost 3/4 of the Earth's surface and contain roughly 97% of the Earth's water supply.
The Coelacanth (pronounced SEE-la-canth) is a primitive lobe-finned fish that was thought to have been extinct for millions of years, but a living Coelacanth was caught in the Indian Ocean off the coast of South Africa in 1938.
This zone is the only part of the ocean with plants and although it is relatively small, it contains most of the ocean's life.
www.enchantedlearning.com /coloring/oceanlife.shtml   (2223 words)

 Scholar Voices: Alpers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Archaeology of seafaring: the Indian Ocean in the ancient period.
Tibbetts, G.R. Arab Navigation in the Indian Ocean Before the Coming of the Portuguese being a translation of Kitab al-Fawa'id fi usul al-bahr wa'l-qawa'id of Ahmad b.
He is currently writing a political economy of eastern Tanzania in the nineteenth century while at the same time engaged in a long-term study of the African diaspora in the Indian Ocean.
www.accd.edu /sac/history/keller/IndianO/Alpers.html   (718 words)

 Planet Ark : Indian Ocean Could Lose Coral Islands in 50 Years   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Found in warm, clear, shallow waters of tropical oceans worldwide, reefs have functions ranging from providing food and shelter to fish and invertebrates to protecting the shore from erosion.
Lundin said sustained warming up of ocean currents which followed the El Nino effect in 1998 resulted in bleaching and widespread damage to corals in the Indian Ocean.
Lundin said there was some coral recovery with islands which lost up to 100 percent of their coral cover in 1998 having regained between two and 20 percent of their cover.
www.planetark.org /dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/25068/story.htm   (623 words)

 Indian Ocean Islands on the Internet
Discussion list for scholars interested in the western Indian Ocean.
History of pirates in the Indian Ocean (with bibliography).
Reunion is an overseas department of France, an island in the Indian Ocean.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/indiano.html   (605 words)

 NEH Summer Institute: Indian Ocean: Cradle of Globalization - Course Guide
The literature on the Indian Ocean region is enormous and complicated.
Indian sources for African history: guide to the sources of the history of Africa and of the Indian diaspora in the basin of the Indian Ocean in the National Archives of India
"Subtropical convergence fluctuations and Quaternary climates in the Middle Latitudes of the Indian Ocean" / Allan W. Be and Jean-Claude Duplessy.
gethelp.library.upenn.edu /guides/sasian/indianocean.html   (3777 words)

 Indian Ocean Islands
See the regional pages for Africa, Australia and Oceania, and East and South Asia, which list organizations focused on those regions as a whole, as well as the page for the Indian Ocean.
A number of other Indian Ocean island countries and territories are listed separately in Part 4.
In addition, many countries bordering the Indian Ocean include significant continental and oceanic islands, e.g., India (Andaman and Nicobar islands) and Tanzania (Zanzibar).
www.interenvironment.org /wd4countries/2indisl.htm   (658 words)

Seemingly forgotten out in the middle of the Indian Ocean, a thousand miles from Africa, this archipelago of more than a hundred islands stretches for hundreds of miles.
The warm waters, high standards and friendly people draw many year after year to these Jewels in the Ocean that are the Seychelles.
Island names such as Mahe, Praslin, La Digue, Aldabra and Desroches have enchanted travellers for years.
www.ldnbglobal.com /seychelles.htm   (352 words)

 Cocos (Keeling) Islands - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands' are in the middle of the Indian Ocean some 2750km north-west of Perth, and 900km west south-west of Christmas Island.
The population on the two inhabited islands generally is split between the ethnic Europeans on West Island and the ethnic Malays on Home Island.
Grown throughout the islands, coconuts are the sole cash crop.
wikitravel.org /en/Cocos_Islands   (238 words)

 Dive and Discover : Mid-Ocean Ridge
The mid-ocean ridge is a continuous chain of volcanoes on the ocean floor where lava erupts and the crust of the Earth is created.
Nearly every day, somewhere on the crest of the mid-ocean ridge, there is likely to be an eruption of lava or an intrusion of magma that builds the ocean crust.
Lava is the most common form of material erupted from volcanoes that form oceanic islands like the Galápagos and Hawaiian Islands.
www.divediscover.whoi.edu /ridge   (158 words)

 Land crabs of the Seychelles Islands
The Seychelles Islands archipelago, situated in the western Indian Ocean, consists of 115 islands scattered around in a large area of km².
Others are coral islands and some atolls are present as well.
This site attempts to give information on which crabs are living on the islands and where they can be found.
www.geocities.com /RainForest/Canopy/5280/index.htm   (220 words)

 Coconut: Blogging the Tropical World
Replying to questions, Agriculture Minister K R Gauri Amma told the state Assembly that the present crisis in the coir industry was not due to the piling up of stock, but due to the acute shortage of raw materials.
There's an interesting story in the July 27th issue of The Observer about the plight of the original inhabitants of the island of Diego Garcia who were kicked off the island to enable US/UK to establish a base there.
Those 'Tarzans and Men Fridays' had in fact been on the islands for several hundred years, working on the coconut plantations, speaking a Creole tongue derived from French and English, and hunting and fishing for food.
www.coconut.com /blog/archives/cat_indian_ocean.html   (949 words)

 AFRICA/INDIAN OCEAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Africa and the Islands of the Indian Ocean
To browse our holidays in The Indian Ocean please click on the list of countries to the left which come into this group.
Far off the African shores lie the Indian Ocean islands groups of Mauritius, Madagascar and the Seychelles.
www.scottdunn.com /oceans-islands/indian.html   (255 words)

 Archipelago - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
An archipelago is a landform which consists of a chain or cluster of islands.
Archipelagoes usually occur in the open sea; less commonly a large land mass may neighbour them.
Archipelagos are often volcanic, forming along ocean ridges or hotspots, but there are many other processes involved in their construction, including erosion and deposition.
www.factbug.org /cgi-bin/a.cgi?a=911   (206 words)

 Vacation Rental Homes in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands - Ocean Summit Travel
Within the electronic gate, Villa Spyglass enjoys a sweeping view of the island's capital and blue ocean views from the North Shore to Buck Island.
Designed in the traditional West Indian style, this home is one of the finest on St. Croix.
Painstakingly restored and built around an old stone windmill from long-ago sugar cane plantation days, Clairmont Mill is set like a jewel atop a breezy knoll and surrounded by rolling green acres of privacy in an unspoiled nature conservancy.
www.stcroixvacationrentals.net /propertylist.aspx   (316 words)

A workshop for civil society representatives from Indian Ocean islands was held in Seychelles 26-30 January 2004.
Organised by a non-governmental organization, the Centre for Rights and Development (CEFRAD), and supported by the Commonwealth Secretariat and other organizations, participants to the workshop developed a list of issues where further work was necessary.
The list was wide ranging, covering areas such as small business and education, as well as the rights of women and the future of the Chagossian people.
www.unesco.org /csi/smis/siv/IndianOcean/seyact-civsoc.htm   (232 words)

 Global Volcanism Program | Volcanoes of the World | Volcanoes of Hawaii and the Pacific Ocean | Map
Volcanoes of Hawaii and the Pacific Ocean
Volcanoes of the World » Volcanoes of Hawaii and the Pacific Ocean » Map
List of Volcano Names with Synonyms and Subfeatures
www.volcano.si.edu /world/region.cfm?rnum=13   (94 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook 2002 -- Ashmore and Cartier Islands
These uninhabited islands came under Australian authority in 1931; formal administration began two years later.
Cartier Island, a former bombing range, is now a marine reserve.
Southeastern Asia, islands in the Indian Ocean, northwest of Australia
www.faqs.org /docs/factbook/print/at.html   (250 words)

 List of islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
2 List of islands by ocean or sea
5 List of islands of North and Central America
The ancient volcanic island of Cargados Carajos, which sank to a coral atoll
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_islands   (218 words)

 Sushi in Indian Ocean Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Where a location is italicized, we know of no open restaurants in that location, but do have forms available in case you are able to tell us about the sushi restaurants there.
Make sure you have read the full disclaimer located in the overview to this restaurant guide.
Basically: I cannot vouch for the accuracy of any information on this page; remember that the comments are no more than the opinions of strangers; before you venture out to explore the places listed here, it would be a good idea to make sure they are still open, and to verify their exact locations.
sushiref.com /listings/ioi   (162 words)

 You Have To Do This - Ummah.com
My parents are not from same country, and the countries are not listed either.
Are you sure, I think its the 4th one down the list
Oh I remember Sajid is from same part of the world as my mom.
www.ummah.com /forum/showthread.php?t=49674   (614 words)

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