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Biminis(bĭ`mĭnēz, bəmē`nēz), island group in the Straits of Florida, forming the northwest section of the Bahamas. The group includes North Bimini, South Bimini, and surrounding cays. Exceptionally good fishing attracts many tourists.
The Biminis are said to where the fountain of youth for which Juan Ponce de LeónPonce de León, Juan
, c.1460–1521, Spanish explorer, first Westerner to reach Florida. He served against the Moors of Granada, and in 1493 he accompanied Columbus on his second voyage to America.
..... Click the link for more information. searched was located, but that legend concerning the explorer was concocted by an enemy after his death in an effort to make him look foolish. Ponce de León, who was granted what was thought to be the single island of Bimini, discovered Florida instead.