Acklins Island


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Acklins Island:

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, officially Commonwealth of the Bahamas, independent nation (2005 est. pop. 301,800), 4,403 sq mi (11,404 sq km), in the Atlantic Ocean, consisting of some 700 islands and islets and about 2,400 cays, beginning c.50 mi (80 km) off SE Florida and extending c.
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Among these latest Bahamas enhancements is the addition of three new C-MAP 4D charts developed using trusted Wavey Line chart data - B222 covering Schooner Bay on Grand Abaco Island, B241 covering Sandy Cay off the Northwest tip of Grand Bahama Island, and B240 covering Samana Cay, north of Acklins Island.
The National Emergency Management Agency reported that a settlement known as Lovely Bay on Acklins island in the Bahamas was destroyed.
Nearly encircled by Crooked Island and Acklins Island, the Bight is a lagoon with more than 1,000 square miles of shallow water.
Acklins Island, southeast of the Bight, has a population of about 425.