Andros Island

Andros 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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The US Coast Guard sent helicopters to Andros Island in the southern Bahamas to help with search and rescue operations as residents trapped in their homes by floodwaters issued distress calls.
The government has discontinued the hurricane warning for New Providence and Eleuthera, and the hurricane watch for Andros Island, in the northwestern Bahamas.
Thousands of plastic bags were pulled from the sea off Greece's Andros island this month by a team of divers and environmentalists who described what they found as a "gulf full of plastic corals."
Caption: The writer with a bonefish on Andros Island, fishing out of Swains Cay Lodge, an all-inclusive operation.
Indeed, results from a decadelong research program led by Shedd scientists resulted in the expansion of an existing national park -- or protected area -- on Andros Island in The Bahamas.
Other refugees made their way south to Cape Florida near Key Biscayne, where Bahamian fishermen sailed them to Red Bays, Andros Island in the Bahamas, where they eventually became free British subjects.
Willemse, 1982, described from Evvia and since then found on east Attiki and Andros island and Leptophyes lisae Heller and Willemse, 1989, occurring at E Peloponnisos and Andros (Willemse and Willemse 2008).
They found the highest concentrations in samples collected to the west of Andros Island. This area has the largest concentration of so-called whitings--white sediment-laden bodies of water that are produced by photosynthetic cyanobacteria.
The islands' military said Sunday that one of its patrol boats detained a 70-foot (21-meter) fishing vessel off Andros Island, the largest and least populated island in the sprawling archipelago off Florida's east coast, AP reported.
Navy operates an underwater research facility on Andros Island.
I went home and said to my mum 'I bought a new top in Marks & Spencer and by the way I've joined the Navy.'" After four exciting years including spells in Faslane, Plymouth and the Bahamian Andros Island off Florida and, having met her husband to be, she returned to civvie street to marry in Stonehaven.