Archipiélago de las Perlas

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Archipiélago de las Perlas

 

an archipelago of low-lying islands in the Gulf of Panama in the Pacific Ocean. The archipelago, consisting of numerous large and small islands, belongs to the Republic of Panama. Isla del Rey, the largest island, is a center of pearl fishing.

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