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  West Indies Cricket Team Profile, West Indies Cricket Team, West Indies, Performances of West Indies Cricket Team, ...
The West Indies cricket team is popularly known as The Windies and is the national cricket team of the country.
The West Indies Cricket team gained immense popularity in the 1960s and with some immensely talented players in the side, the team kept on emerging victories on occasions after occasions.
West Indies have always boated of having some of the greatest cricketers in the world.
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  MSN Encarta - West Indies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
West Indies, an archipelago, or group of islands, that extends in an arc from near southern Florida to the coast of Venezuela.
The West Indies archipelago consists of four island chains: The Bahamas, the Greater Antilles, and the eastern and southern islands of the Lesser Antilles.
Except for the northern half of The Bahamas, the islands of the West Indies are all in the tropics, the warm climate zone between latitudes 10° and 23°27’ north.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761555176/West_Indies.html   (2024 words)

 WEST INDIES - LoveToKnow Article on WEST INDIES   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geology.The West Indies are the summits of a submerged mountain chain, the continuation of which towards the west must be sought in the mountains of Honduras.
In the west it is broad, including the whole of the Greater Antilles, but in the east it is restricted to a narrow belt which comprises the Virgin Islands (except Anegada), Anguilla, St Bartholomew, Antigua, the eastern part of Guadeloupe and part of Barbados.
The drafting of large numbers of laborers from the West Indies to the Panama canal works early in the aoth century, though causing a shortage of labor and involving legislation in some of the islands, exercised a moral effect on the natives by enlarging their hcrizon.
71.1911encyclopedia.org /W/WE/WEST_INDIES.htm   (2858 words)

 Danish West Indies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Danish West Indies (DWI, Dansk Vest Indien) are a former colony of Denmark in the Caribbean, now known as the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The first postage stamp of the Danish West Indies was issued in 1856.
Until 1904, there was no official currency for the Danish West Indies, which had led first to the Spanish milled dollar and then the United States dollar to be used as the local currency.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Danish_West_Indies   (620 words)

 West Indies Hotels - West Indies Online Reservations - Accommodation Source
West Indies Hotels - West Indies Online Reservations - Accommodation Source
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To book hotels online and find the best West Indies hotel discounts with secure instant reservations, Accommodation Source brings you a wide selection, clearly indexed and powered by Hotels.com and Expedia, market leaders in Hotel, Car and Air reservations.
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 West Indies. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
West Indies) are Guadeloupe and its dependencies and Martinique.
Hurricanes occur frequently, but the warm climate (tempered by NE trade winds) and the clear tropical seas have made the West Indies a very popular tourism area.
In 1967 the West Indies Associated States were created, made up of Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent.
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 West Indies
The West Indies Federation was formed out of the then British colonies in the West Indies in 1958 and it collapsed in 1962.
I spotted a flag of the old West Indies Federation, blue with four white horizontal wavy lines and a gold disc in the centre, at the cricket test match between Australia and the West Indies held in Barbados over the weekend.
The official description given in the West Indies Gazette is "Flag approved has blue ground with four white horizontal wavy bars (the top pair of bars being parallel and the lower pair also parallel) and an orange sun in the centre." Not the most enlightening description.
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 Sai Organizations: Zone 1, Region 5   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Zone 1 Region 5 of the Sai Organization, the West Indies, extends from the Bahamas in the North to Surinam on the South American Continent in the South.
The organization was first established in the West Indies in 1974 and has its origin in Guyana, where Mr.
In this respect, the West Indies may be ahead of many other world regions.
www.sathyasai.org /organize/z1reg05/content.htm   (1049 words)

 MSN Encarta - West Indies
The ecology of the islands of the West Indies is typical of other island ecosystems.
A large number of African slaves were brought to the West Indies to cultivate sugarcane.
The economy of the West Indies depends largely on agriculture and tourism.
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 West Indies Troucing
The future of West Indianness looks bleak at best, for the last fabric of West Indian unity, with all due respect to the University of the West Indies, is falling apart at the seams.
Whereas the remuneration for playing for the West Indies in the past was a mere pittance compared with now, good performance at this level guaranteed professional contracts and ultimately a comfortable livelihood.
In the face of ever-present insularity, past West Indies teams still managed to remain a unit, as is the present Australian team.
www.caribvoice.org /Sports/camacho.html   (2575 words)

 West Indies. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Hurricanes occur frequently, but the warm climate (tempered by northeast trade winds) and the clear tropical seas have made the West Indies a very popular resort area.
Before European settlement on the islands of the West Indies, they were inhabited by three different peoples: the Arawaks, the Caribs, and the Ciboney.
Spain lost its last possession in the West Indies after the Spanish-American War (1898), and most of the former British possessions gained independence in the 1960s and 70s (see West Indies Federation).
www.bartleby.com /65/we/WestIndi.html   (525 words)

 West Indies Cricket Blog
Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd will cross a milestone during Sri Lanka’s tour in India when he celebrates his 50th Test match as ICC match referee during the tour.
West Indies women’s cricketer Jacqueline Robinson, a solid all-rounder who last appeared for the West Indies on the 2004 tour to India and Pakistan, died Sunday in hospital.
It is significant that at this week’s announcement of the tournament in St John’s, the Antiguan capital where the WICB has its headquarters, no member of the board was present, at least not in his or her official capacity.
caribbeancricket.com /weblog   (1017 words)

 West Indies Rugby League Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The West Indies Rugby League Federation (WIRLF) is the governing body for the development of Rugby League in the nations that fall under the region of the West Indies and the Caribbean.
The West Indies ran out 50 — 22 victors against South Africa in the inaugural international clash for the ‘Boston-Van Vollenhoven Cup’ at New River Stadium in London on the weekend...
The West Indies Rugby League will make history this Sunday when the team will take the field for the first time ever as part of the 2004 Middlesex Nines Qualifiers at St Albans’s Woollams ovals...
world.rleague.com /westindies   (277 words)

 West Indies/Caribbean, North America Maps,antique maps,antique globes, historical prints, travel guides, atlases, ...
Map showing west and east FL, Gulf of Mexico, Yucatan, Central America and the entire West Indies.
Includes all of W. Indies, most of colonial Mexico and the southern half of the U.S. just after the Louisiana Purchase, and the Adams-Onis Treaty (gave Texas for Florida).
An island in the British West Indies, west of Barbadoes.
www.murrayhudson.com /antique_maps/regional/westindies.html   (4896 words)

 Young Students Learning Library: WEST INDIES@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The West Indies are a long chain of islands stretching about 2,000 miles (3,200 km) from Mexico and Florida to South America.
When Columbus discovered the Americas in 1492, he came first to the West Indies.
They were later referred to as the West Indies to distinguish...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:28017886&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (193 words)

 West Indies Cricket: Tours and Matches
For many years the West Indies team ruled the cricket world, playing undefeated in a Test series for over 15 years.
West Indians are passionate about their cricket, quick to cheer when the team performs well but also quick to criticize a poor performance.
Cricket is seen as a unifying force in the West Indies, bringing together players (and supporters) from across the region.
barbados.org /wicrick.htm   (541 words)

 West Indies Campaign Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This award was authorized in 1908 for members of the Navy and Marine Corps who served aboard ships in the West Indies.
It was rarely given, as most of those men were entitled to the "Sampson Medal" and two awards could not be given for the same service.
In 1908, the red-and-yellow color scheme was selected for the West Indies and Spanish campaign medals.
www.history.navy.mil /medals/wicm.htm   (193 words)

 Genealogy of Jamaica, West Indies
The number of nations whose sons and daughters added to the population of the West Indies is extremely numerous: former colonial powers including England, France, Spain and The Netherlands; as well as dozens of countries in Europe, Africa, the Americas and Asia.
This group is designed to focus on West Indian genealogy, but since the colonisation of many of the West Indian islands had a social and financial impact on the colonising nations, discussion may widen to reflect this aspect.
Discussion is open to anyone with an interest in West Indian genealogy including, but not limited to: people who do live, did live, or may have lived in any of the West Indian Islands; colonists; voluntary immigrants; involuntary immigrants (such as slaves); emigrants and their descendants.
users.pullman.com /mitchelm/jamaica.htm   (1493 words)

 Anglican Communion:The Church in the Province of the West Indies
Anglican Communion:The Church in the Province of the West Indies
The West Indies became a self-governing Province of the worldwide Anglican Communion in 1883 because of the Church of England missions in territories that became British colonies.
Website:The Church in the Province of the West Indies
www.anglicancommunion.org /tour/province.cfm?ID=W3   (120 words)

 French West Indies
The information below concerning the French West Indies is provided for general reference only, and may not be totally accurate in a particular location or circumstance.
For specific information concerning French West Indies driver's permits, vehicle inspection, road tax and mandatory insurance, contact the French National Tourist Organization offices at: http://www.franceguide.com/.
Penalties for possession, use, or trafficking in illegal drugs in the French West Indies are severe, and convicted offenders can expect long jail sentences and heavy fines.
travel.state.gov /travel/fwi.html   (1647 words)

 Tectonics and Volcanoes of the West Indies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The volcanoes of Central America are the result of subduction of the Cocos Plate beneath the west edge of the Caribbean Plate.
Seventeen volcanoes have been active in the West Indies in the Holocene (the last 10,000 years).
Space Shuttle photo 068-0231-0013 looking west across the central part of the volcanic arc of the Lesser Antilles.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/north_america/west_indies.html   (312 words)

 West Indies map and infornation page
The West Indies are a large group of islands that separate the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean.
Spain, when Columbus' mistake was discovered, (pardon the pun) renamed them the West Indies, to distinguish them from the Spice Islands in the Pacific Ocean, (the East Indies) which we now call Indonesia.
Today the West Indies, better know as the Caribbean, is comprised of many island countries, dependencies and territories, and (as a group) remain one of the premier tourist destinations on the planet.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/special/westind.htm   (339 words)

 Soufriere Hills, Montserrat, West Indies
Ash from this plume fell to the west over the area from Cork Hill to Plymouth.
The ash cloud from these flows reached 15,000 ft (~4500 m) and was blown west.
The wind has blown most of the ash and other particles to the west, but if the wind switches to the north, populated areas of Montserrat could be showered with this material.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/current_volcs/montserrat/montserrat.html   (9518 words)

 Cricket West Indies
Stay up-to-date with what is happening with the West Indies cricket team.
West Indies cricket remains decidedly average, at best, and still suffers the effect of years of mismanagement and hubristic complacency.
To suggest the West Indies are serious World Cup contenders would be farcical, but to ignore their potential to take home the trophy could be fatal folly.
www.abcofcricket.com /Win/win.htm   (427 words)

 The French West Indies - Travel to the Caribbean
Just a little further down the Caribbean is the butterfly-shaped island of Guadeloupe, also in the French West Indies.
We have additional information now available on the French West Indies: additional links, phone numbers, and Minitel access, including access to French telephone numbers by name.
We also have interesting figures on who goes to the French West Indies for vacation.
www.cieux.com /fwi.html   (1103 words)

 West Indies
The West Indies, Commerce, and a Play for U.S. Empire: Recovering J. Robinson's The Yorker's Stratagem (1792) (Early American Literature)
Cricket: Drakes seals record-breaking West Indies win; Australia 240 and 417 West Indies 240 and 418-7 West Indies win by 3 wickets.(Sport) (The Independent (London, England))
Cricket: West Indies secure record-breaking victory; Australia 240 and 417 West Indies 240 and 418-7 West Indies win by 3 wickets.(Sport) (The Independent (London, England))
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0851931.html   (322 words)

 WEST INDIES CRICKET : News, Articles, Player Pages - www.cricketfundas.com
The big boys are back for West Indies; WI squad for Australia tour
West Indies crash down to a 59-run defeat
Dippenaar's knock ensures a 5-0 whitewash to the West Indies
www.cricketfundas.com /westindies.html   (450 words)

 Dominican Republic Real Estate - West Indies Real Estate
Dominican Republic Real Estate - West Indies Real Estate
Buying Real Estate in any country can be difficult; when buying real estate in the Dominican Republic, the problem becomes simpler.
West Indies Real Estate sets the highest standards of professionalism with a business-like approach matched by knowledge, enthusiasm and commitment to give a more personal service.
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 Anguilla Online - Anguilla hotel list - British West Indies
Anguilla Online - Anguilla hotel list - British West Indies
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 Hotel reservations in the Caribbean: St. Martin, St. Maarten, St. Barts, Anguilla, Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia
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