San Salvador Island


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San Salvador Island

an island in the central Bahamas: the first land in the New World seen by Christopher Columbus (1492). Area: 156 sq. km (60 sq. miles)
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But years later, she was able to conquer her fears, and is now manager of a resort in San Salvador Island.
The event began in the municipality's port area which serves as a gateway for residents and tourists into San Salvador Island.
Recovery monitoring of sea urchins on San Salvador Island, Bahamas.
Reproductive biology of Buttonwood (Conocarpus erectus L.; Combretaceae), a polygamous population on San Salvador Island. The Bahamas Naturalist and Journal of Science 2(1): 40-49.
San Salvador Island covers an area of approximately 150 [km.sup.2] in the east-central part of the Bahamas (N 24[degrees] W 74[degrees]) (Fig.
Given the limited duration and scope of our study, this species richness is likely lower than the true richness of Chironomidae on San Salvador Island. Caddisfilies (Trichoptera) have received much more attention in the Caribbean region, yet with similar results based on island size.
Location of San Salvador Island within the Bahamas.
Here I evaluate both resource limitation and pollination limitation of fruit set after hurricanes on San Salvador Island, Bahamas, for a bird-pollinated shrub, Bahama Swampbush, Pavonia bahamensis Hitchc.
San Salvador Island is approximately 19 km long and 8 km wide (Smith 1993).
On 30 July 1995, Hurricane Erin, a Category 1 hurricane, passed west of San Salvador Island with winds up to 75 miles per hour and heavy rains on San Salvador (Bahamas Department of Meteorology, no date).
Charles Darwin was only 26 years old on October 8, 1835, when he disembarked on the James Island (San Salvador Island), in the heart of the Galapagos Archipelago.

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