Crooked 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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At last, when my landlord could drink no more, he showed me to a bed, and I lay down in very good spirits; having travelled the greater part of that big and crooked Island of Mull, from Earraid to Torosay, fifty miles as the crow flies, and (with my wanderings) much nearer a hundred, in four days and with little fatigue.
He said from September this year, schools in the southern constituency, particularly Acklins, Crooked Island, Mayaguana, and San Salvador will be in a virtual school classroom.
Awaiting our Leair departure, my daydreams took me back to Crooked Island, 400 miles from Florida, where we packed bonefish rods for a return flight and killed a spare hour raising two blue marlin.
In the Bahamas, emergency evacuations have been ordered for six southern islands -- Mayaguana, Inagua, Crooked Island, Acklins, Long Cay and Ragged Island.
Eighty-five percent of the homes on Crooked Island were destroyed.
The Apache will spend the next month searching an area of 100 square miles in water up to about 15,000 feet (4,572 meters) deep just off Crooked Island in the southern Bahamas, Johnson said.
Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Ryan Doss says the life ring was 120 miles northeast of Crooked Island. That's about 70 miles northeast of the last known position of the El Faro before it lost contact with authorities with 33 people on board.
The US Coast Guard said search and rescue crews were hunting for the 735-foot vessel and its 33 crew members after it was overcome by heavy weather from Joaquin off Crooked Island in the Bahamas on Thursday morning.
US Coastguard revealed the singleengine Cessna had been travelling from Crooked Island in the Bahamas to Nassau.
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.
One of the photographs shows the coast of Crooked Island with many rocks piled up by a tidal wave (Fig.