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  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – FREE Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Information | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, ...
Saint Vincent island is mountainous, rising to 4,048 ft (1,234 m) at Soufrière volcano, which erupted in 1902 and 1979, causing considerable damage to the island.
Saint Vincent was part of the British colony of the Windward Islands (1880-1958) and of the West Indies Federation (1958-62).
Vincent and The Grenadines have tropical climates with...
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 History of Saint Vincent : Discover
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines were discovered and first inhabited by the Ciboney, who left their native South America on board their peculiar small boats to arrive and settle on the islands way before Egypt’s first pharaohs rose to power.
Saint Vincent and neighbouring Dominica were the two most important bases of the native Carib Indians, who displayed extremely strong resistance against French and English settlers, not only protecting their islands from colonisation but also sending out invading expeditions to surrounding islands, in order to reconquer these territories from the European intruders.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are inhabited by approximately 120 000 people today, with a population density of 308,02 inhabitants /km2.
www.in-west-indies.com /saint-vincent/discover/history.htm   (991 words)

  
 Saint Vincent (island) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Vincent is a volcanic island in the Caribbean, the largest part of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Saint Vincent was a filming location for the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.
The island's highest mountain is the 4,048-foot-high active volcano, La Soufrière, which erupted violently in 1812 and 1902.
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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Mayreau Mustique Bequia the Tobago Cays Union Island Carriacou and Grenada.
Kingstown (population 19,300) is the chief port of the island.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are a full and participating member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
The area of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 150 square miles (389 square kilometers), with the 133 square miles comprising the mainland and 17 square miles in the Grenadines.
SE OF Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is primarily rural.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a constitutional monarchy with Elizabeth II as head of state in 2000.
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 St Vincent Island | Saint Vincent Caribbean
St Vincent and the Grenadines are part of the Windward Caribbean islands group and St Vincent lies just over 100 miles south west of Barbados and just south of St Lucia.
Saint Vincent is a mountainous volcanic island 18 miles long and 11 miles wide.
The interior of the island is rugged with lush jungle and vegetation; the island is dominated by La Soufriere, an active volcano in the north.
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Simmons reached for leader listened on the headset of the satellite radio as he the small instamatic camera he had secreted inside his was fed the latest from the cube.
Vincent, the largest of more than 30 islands that make up the nation of saint vincent and the grenadines.
They abandoned the island, along with the island of saint vincent, in the 1660s.
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 GORP - St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge, Florida
Plants on the island include 15 species that are listed as threatened by the state of Florida.There is even a family of red wolves living on the island.
The brothers have a long and close relationship with St. Vincent, having been born and raised there and boarding on the mainland to attend school on weekdays while their father was caretaker for the former island owner.
Hunting on the island is used as a management method to reduce animal populations, particularly the deer which have no predators on the island.
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* Saint Vincent and the Grenadines * Saint Vincent (island) * S_o Vicente *Saint Vincent de Paul *Saint Vincent Ferrer *Saint Vincent of Lerins *Saint Vincent of Saragossa *Saint Vincent Pallotti * Gr_goire de Saint-Vincent, a 17th-century mathematician.
Plan a trip to the native irish speaking islands off the west coast, they are rugged and beautiful.
Part of the lesser antilles, it is located north of the islands of saint vincent and the grenadines and south of martinique.
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 St. Vincent & the Grenadines Genealogy Research Web » St. Vincent Wills in Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Island of Saint Vincent, thereafter of Laguan Island, in the colony of Easequibo or Demerara, and wife to William Paterson, servant to Alexander Fraser of Dell
Island of Saint Vincent, brother of Margaret and Janet Skelly
Saint Andrew’s, Holborn, Middlesex, late a lieutenant in the 16th Foot, in the Island of Saint Vincent’s, batchelor
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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: On St. Vincent
Saint Vincent, one of the British Windward Islands, is a place to be visited on its own as a Caribbean Vacation Getaway.
Saint Vincent tends to be tagged as Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, which includes islands like Bequia, Mustique, Canouan to name but three.
The island of Saint Vincent is the big island of the Grenadines, and is a mixture of rugged mountains, lush forests and many empty beaches.
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 Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia is an island nation between the eastern Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, part of the Lesser Antilles.
it is located north of the islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, north west of Barbados and south of Martinique.
The island's heritage is a mixture of French and British heritage with a taste of South Pacific.
www.saintlucia.com /index.html   (293 words)

  
 Saint Vincent Parrots, 2002
Ladwig were invited by the SVG Forestry Department and the International Saint Vincent Parrot Conservation Consortium to perform health and husbandry evaluations of parrots held in a captive breeding program and to provide recommendations for improvements.
The Saint Vincent Parrot (Amazona guildingii), the national bird of SVG, is listed on CITES Appendix I. It is one of the most endangered parrot species in the world, with only an estimated 500-600 parrots remaining in the wild.
In 1988, a captive breeding and conservation program was established on the Island with the stated mission of ensuring a healthy, stable captive population in the event that deforestation, illegal poaching, and/or a devastating hurricane or volcanic eruption cause the few remaining wild parrots to become extinct.
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 Buccament, Saint Vincent Island - Villa for Sale [ Ah Yer! Caribbean ]
Located on the unspoild Caribbean island of Saint Vincent this luxury beach resort is tucked away on approximately 70 acres of prime west coast land bordered on the Northern boundary by the Buccament River which has meandered through the Buccament valley, making its own path for thousands of years.
One of a chain of islands and cays known as 'The Jewels of the Caribbean', it boasts lush rain forests, mountainous peaks and valleys are abundant with streams and spectacular waterfalls of crystal clear water.
Saint Vincent has enormous potential for growth in tourism; already popular for day trips from ocean cruisers, it is a stunningly beautiful tropical island that will become an idyllic Caribbean holiday destination.
www.ahyer.com /saint-vincent-island-housing-units-pre-sale-11047-7   (1333 words)

  
 Saint Vincent NWR | Southeast Region
Undeveloped coastal barrier island with representative native plants and animals.
To manage and preserve the natural barrier island and associated native plant and animal communities.
Vincent is a barrier island off the coast of Apalachicola, Florida.
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 Photo Album - Gulf County, Florida - Cape San Blas, Port St. Joe, Indian Pass, Wewahitchka, Mexico Beach
Just to the right of the center of the image is Saint Vincent Island, a national Wildlife Refuge that covers an area of 19 sq.
Immediately to the right (east) of Saint Vincent is Saint George Island, a narrow barrier island consisting of numerous beaches, sandy coves, salt marshes, and pine and oak forests.
To the left (west) of Saint Vincent Island are Cape San Blas and the Saint Joseph Peninsula.
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Saint Vincent Island is a volcanic island located in the Caribbean Sea.
The Tropical Island getaway Resort will consist of quiet, two room bungalows located on a bluff on the northeastern portion of Saint Vincent Island.
The bungalows will overlook the islands sandy beaches and will have access to them, and other local sites, via newly created roads and trails we will design for the resort.
www.uwec.edu /jolhm/Past_Classes/2000/335-2000/Group1/index.htm   (104 words)

  
 St. Joseph's - Union Island, SVG   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Union Island is a tropical micro island in the Southern Grenadines of Saint Vincent.
The island, which is 5 km long and 2.5km wide and has the characteristics of a desert island, is afflicted with chronic water shortages.
Due to the lack of fresh water, a water catchment system and holding tank is needed in the Clifton area of Union Island in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
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 St Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean Stock Photography
Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean's Winward Islands is a land of contrast.
The main island of St. Vincent has an active volcano, Mt. Soufriere, which last erupted in 1979, and the island is covered with lush tropical rainforest vegetation.
The Grenadines, many of which are flat coral islands, have beaches with soft white sand, and sailboats abound in their turquoise waters.
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 The UN Works for Small Island Nations: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
When Andrew Simmons was just a teenager he saw wildlife destroyed by illegal fires and desperately poor people in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Learn More) cutting down a precious forest reserve for fire wood.
The goal was to raise environmental awareness and promote conservation throughout Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Learn about the problems small island nations of the Caribbean, like Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, face and what they are doing to overcome huge challenges, such as depletion of their natural resources, pollution, poverty and the serious increase in cases of HIV/AIDS.
www.un.org /works/smallislands/stvincent.html   (843 words)

  
 Natural sites on Saint Vincent : Art & Culture
The view is simply magnificent in this region of the islands, dominated by the greenness of its crops and the silhouette of its mountains.
Mount Soufriere of Saint Vincent and Mount Saint Helen of the United States have the honour of being the two volcanoes examined from all angles by experts of every horizon imaginable.
The volcano of “la Soufriere” is a smaller-size model of Mount Saint Helen, culminating at 4,000 feet (1300 m) of altitude, but is just as active as its sister, spitting its contents on the island of Saint Vincent from time to time.
www.in-west-indies.com /saint-vincent/art-culture/natural-sites.htm   (1149 words)

  
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines — Infoplease.com
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Profile: People, History, Political Conditions, Foreign Relations
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: History - History Presumably visited by Columbus in 1498, Saint Vincent remained uncolonized by Europeans...
Current Government Officials: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - World—Heads of State Heads of State and Cabinet Members Saint Vincent and the Grenadines...
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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Enslaved Africans -- whether shipwrecked or escaped from Barbados, St. Lucia and Grenada and seeking refuge in mainland St. Vincent, or Hairouna as it was originally named by the Caribs -- intermarried with the Caribs and became known as Garifuna or Black Caribs.
The country has no formal armed forces, though Royal Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force includes a Special Service Unit.
The islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines include the main island of Saint Vincent (344 km²) and the northern two-thirds of the Grenadines (45 km²), a chain of small islands stretching south from Saint Vincent to Grenada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saint_Vincent_and_the_Grenadines   (1457 words)

  
 St. Vincent island information
There are no white sand beaches (which you will find further south in the Grenadines) but this makes the island unique as it is totally unspoiled by the more commercial style tourism.
This is the location of one of the most exclusive hotels in St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Young Island Resort.
After that the island has been alternately in the hands of the French and English who established plantations which used slave labor (abolished around 1840).
www.islandtimeholidays.com /st_vincent_island.htm   (346 words)

  
 Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers
Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers (SVCMC) is one of the New York metropolitan area's most comprehensive health care systems, serving nearly 600,000 people annually.
SVCMC was established in 2000 as a result of the merger of Catholic Medical Centers of Brooklyn and Queens, Saint Vincents Hospital and Medical Center of New York and Sisters of Charity Healthcare on Staten Island.
Wherever you live or work in the New York metropolitan area, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers can help you and your family with your health care needs.
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 Réservation Hôtel Saint-vincent et séjours Saint-vincent
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 Saint Vincent Parishes
Saint Vincent was a British colony until it became independent on 1979-10-27, taking its present name.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is divided into six parishes.
Grenadines includes the northern Grenadine Islands, from Petit Saint Vincent in the south to Bequia in the north.
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 Buccament, Saint Vincent Island - Condo Unit for Sale [ Ah Yer! Caribbean ]
The Island Sanctuaries are being created in some of the Caribbean’s most coverted and peaceful location and are designed to take advantage of the natural beauty of their surroundings.
Built to the highest specifications, The Island Sanctuary offers state-of-the-art facilities that are managed and maintained to the highest standard by a world class management company.
From fine restaurant dining to informal dinner parties on your terrace, catering on the Island is as inspired, adaptable and innovative as you could wish.
www.ahyer.com /saint-vincent-island-condos-pre-sale-11047-8   (1874 words)

  
 Earth from Space - Image Information
Just to the right of the center of the image is Saint Vincent Island, a national Wildlife Refuge that covers an area of 19 sq.
Immediately to the right (east) of Saint Vincent is Saint George Island, a narrow barrier island consisting of numerous beaches, sandy coves, salt marshes, and pine and oak forests.
To the left (west) of Saint Vincent Island are Cape San Blas and the Saint Joseph Peninsula.
eol.jsc.nasa.gov /sseop/EFS/photoinfo.pl?PHOTO=STS083-749-28   (259 words)

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