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The Bermuda islands

a contribution to the physical history and zoology of the Somers archipelago. With an examination of the structure of coral reefs. Researches undertaken under the auspices of the Academy of natural sciences of Philadelphia

by Angelo Heilprin

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Published by The Author in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coral reefs and islands,
  • Physical geography -- Bermuda Islands.,
  • Zoology -- Bermuda Islands.

  • Edition Notes

    Appendiz: Notes on the recent literature of coral reefs: p. [202]-231.

    StatementBy Angelo Heilprin. With additions by Prof. J. Playfair McMurrich, Mr. H. A. Pilsbry, Dr. George Marx, Dr. P. R. Uhler, and Mr.C.H. Bollman
    ContributionsAcademy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 231 p.
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24171290M
    OCLC/WorldCa61632567

    Bermuda History. Bermuda is a British overseas territory located in the North Atlantic Ocean. It consists of islands that form a fishhook-shaped landmass, stretching some 22 miles in length and about a mile across. Bridges and causeways connect the eight largest islands. Spanish navigator, Juan de Bermudez (for whom the islands are named), discovered the area in and claimed it for the Author: John Moen. Bermuda's rum plays a part of the history and culture of the island, as you hear from your local guide while sampling several varieties. Try the island's national drink, the Dark 'n' Stormy, and learn its origins while cruising around the island and taking the beautiful coastal scenery.

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    Name Image Location Parish Note; Agar's Island: Great Sound: Pembroke: Was owned by billionaire James Martin, and was historically a secret munitions store, part of the Bermuda Garrison of the British Army.: Alpha Island: Great Sound: Possibly better known as "Diving Board Island. First map of the island of Bermuda in , made by Peter Martyr d'Anghiera in his book Legatio Babylonica The earliest depiction of the island is the inclusion of "La Bermuda" in the map of Pedro Martyr 's Legatio Babylonica.


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