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European possessions in the Caribbean area

Raye R. Platt

European possessions in the Caribbean area

a compilation of facts concerning their population, physical geography, resources, industries, trade, government, and strategic importance

by Raye R. Platt

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Published by American Geographical Society in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Sea.,
  • West Indies.
    • Subjects:
    • Caribbean Sea.,
    • West Indies.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Raye R. Platt, John K. Wright, John C. Weaver ... and Johnson E. Fairchild ...
      SeriesAmerican Geographical Society. Map of Hispanic America, publication, no. 4
      ContributionsWright, John Kirtland, 1891-1969., Weaver, John C., Fairchild, Johnson E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2171 .P65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., [iii]-vii, 112 p. incl. tables.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6414915M
      LC Control Number41004517
      OCLC/WorldCa1518377

      The Caribbean region of Colombia or Caribbean coast region is in the north of Colombia and is mainly composed of eight departments located contiguous to the Caribbean. The area covers a total land area of , km 2 (51, sq mi), including the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina in the Caribbean Sea and corresponding to approximately . Caribbean Sea, sub oceanic basin of the western Atlantic Ocean, situated north of the Equator in the Western Hemisphere and washing the north coast of South America and the eastern coasts Central America and part of Mexico. It covers an area of approximately 1,, square miles (2,, square km).

      The Caribbean Sea itself is one of the largest salt water seas on the planet with an area of about 2,, sq km (1,, sq. miles). Its deepest point is the Cayman Trough, between the Cayman Islands and Jamaica, at 7, m (25, ft) below sea level.. North America Landforms.   This entry in the canon of Andre Norton Gothics reads a bit like a book of the heart. It’s set on a fictional key off the coast of Florida, where Norton was living when the book .

      The land area exceeds million square miles, and equals the landmass of Europe, and the US combined. In distance, it covers roughly an area from London to Cape Town. It is quicker to fly from Rio de Janeiro to Johannesburg than from Mexico City to Buenos Aires. This would demonstrate that Latin America and the Caribbean constitute a vast area. The chapter on Caribbean Trade Circuits in the Eighteenth Century (Ch. 9) also shows how the sugar economies were enmeshed in the evolving world system of capitalist trade and production. Throughout the book, we also see how the collapse of commodity-based export economies leads to prolonged depression and crisis in the local economy.


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