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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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The weddings are expected to take place on Acklins, Crooked Island, Abaco, Andros, The Berry Island, Bimini, Cat Island, Eleuthera, Exuma, Harbour Island, Grand Bahama, Inagua, Long Island, Nassau, Paradise Island and San Salvador, Bahamas.
The islands of Crooked and Acklins as well as Great Inagua have three single-island endemics each (Table 1).
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.
Nurse Louise and Steven are tying the knot on the remote isle of Acklins, which is literally a sun-kissed Caribbean island.
Bahamas: The first series was collected by SCUBA diving at Acklins Island at 73 m in 1973 by one of us (PC).
Acklins suffered the most damage with 17 homes completely destroyed and 29 suffering major damage.
In the southern Bahamian island of Acklins, which recorded 90 to 100 mph winds Wednesday evening, the Lovely Bay development has been Odestroyed,O according to the BahamasO National Emergency Management Agency.
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.
Telephones lines on the southern islands of Abaco, Mayaguana and Acklins were lost.
von Eggers collected on Grand Turk, Acklins, Fortune, Long, and Hog Islands under the auspices of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, from which he received a grant of 100 [pounds sterling] (Eggers, 1892; Thiselton Dyer, 1888).