Acklins Island

Acklins Island:

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, officially Commonwealth of the Bahamas, independent nation (2015 est. pop. 387,000), 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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A smallboat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma bring aboard Haitian migrants interdicted at sea from a sail freighter south of Acklins Island, Bahamas in this file photo from 2010.
Ragged Island and Acklins Island saw greater damage, said Gibson, but by November they were recovered and back to business as normal.
The National Emergency Management Agency reported that a settlement known as Lovely Bay on Acklins island in the Bahamas was destroyed.
(Malvaceae) is a shrub or small tree that is endemic to islands in the southeastern Bahamas Archipelago (i.e., San Salvador, Crooked Island, Acklins Island, Turks and Caicos; Correll and Correll 1982).
Nearly encircled by Crooked Island and Acklins Island, the Bight is a lagoon with more than 1,000 square miles of shallow water.