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100 amazing facts involving the American Virgin Islands

Wayne Adams

100 amazing facts involving the American Virgin Islands

by Wayne Adams

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Published by The Author?] in [Saint Thomas (V.I.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Miscellanea,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOne hundred amazing facts involving the American Virgin Islands
    Statementby Wayne Adams ; [graphics and photo by Kenny Todman]
    ContributionsJay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2136 .A483 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25215526M
    LC Control Number2012656368

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Electricity -- The electrical current in the Virgin Islands is the same as on the U.S. mainland and Canada: to volts AC (60 cycles), compared to to volts AC (50 cycles) in most of Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

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president earns a salary of $, a year. Taxi vans are the most widely used mode of transportation, and most taxi drivers are able to provide comprehensive tours of the islands. Taxi rates are based on destination rather than mileage. Ferry service: There is a ferry service within the USVI, between the USVI and the British Virgin Islands, between the USVI and Puerto Rico.

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A report by researchers at Johns Hopkins in showed than 10% of deaths in the country were caused by medical error—more thandeaths a year. Only heart. Thomas, St. John, Tortola, and Virgin Gorda are the four main islands (front to back) in this east-looking view of the US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands.

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The U.S. Virgin Islands is located in the Caribbean. History: During the 17th century, the archipelago wasdivided into two territorial units, one English and the other Danish. Sugarcane, produced by slave labor, drove the islands’ economy during the 18th and early 19th centuries.

The British Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke, along with over 50 other smaller islands and cays. Approximately 15 of the islands. I stumbled upon Amazing Facts and I started to watch one and then I had watched the entire seminar series, and I started to see who God was and who I was, and that God loved me so much that I just can't live this life anymore.

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Read on for some very fascinating facts. This is a fascinating book for anyone interested in the history of the Caribbean, the age of empire and the days of piracy. Filled with interesting facts and insights you get a very deep understanding of the importance these small islands played in European and American history as well as the character of the men and women who braved long see voyages, pirates, hard living conditions /5(7).It's not a very big book but it's published by Amazing Facts and let me just give you this information first.

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