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A short geography of the British Islands

  • 416 Pages
  • 4.12 MB
  • English
Macmillan , London
Great Britain -- Description and tr
Statementby John Richard Green and Alice Stopford Green.
ContributionsGreen, Alice Stopford, 1848-1929.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 416 p., [5] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14042000M

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Green, John Richard, Short geography of the British Islands. London: Macmillan, Full text of "A Short Geography of the British Islands" See other formats. The British Isles are a group of islands in the North Atlantic off the north-western coast of continental Europe, consisting of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Hebrides and over six thousand smaller isles.

They have a total area of aboutkm 2 (, sq mi) and a combined population of almost 72 million, and include two sovereign Adjacent bodies of water: Atlantic Ocean.

British Isles, group of islands off the northwestern coast of Europe. The group consists of two main islands, Great Britain and Ireland, and numerous smaller islands and island groups, including the Hebrides, the Shetland Islands, the Orkney Islands, the Isles of.

The British Virgin Islands are located in the Caribbean, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto geographic coordinates are Map references include Central America and the Caribbean. The area totals km² (about times the size of Washington, DC) and comprises 16 inhabited and more than 20 uninhabited islands; includes.

The British Virgin Islands is comprised of nearly sixty islands, from larger islands to tiny uninhabited islets. Most of the islands are volcanic in origin and have a hilly, rugged terrain.

Anegada is geologically distinct from the rest of the group and is a flat island composed of limestone and : John Moen. The Other British Isles - a history of Shetland, Orkney, the Hebrides, Isle of Man, Anglesey, Scilly, Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands, David W.

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Coordinates. The United Kingdom is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental a total area of approximatelysquare kilometres (95, sq mi), the UK occupies the major part of the British Isles archipelago and includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern one-sixth of the island of Ireland and many smaller surrounding : Ranked 78th.

Lists of recommended books and quality texts for primary geography topics. Browse by subject, key stage or topic. The British Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke, along with over fifty other smaller islands and cays.

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—Text adapted from the National Geographic book Guide to. The landscape and surface environment of the continental crust that now forms the islands of Great Britain, Ireland and the adjacent lesser isles has undergone dramatic changes during the geological history of the book takes the reader on a geological tour of the British Isles, showing how changes in climate, sea-level and relief can /5(10).

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Livestock raising is the most important agricultural activity; poor soils limit the islands' ability to meet domestic food requirements. Because of traditionally close links with the US Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands has used the dollar as its currency since GDP: purchasing power parity - $ million ( est.)Area - comparative: about times the size of Washington, DC.

Saint John is an island in the Caribbean is a constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). It is the smallest of the three main USVI islands. John is about 4 miles east of Saint Thomas, and 4 miles south and west of Tortola, part of the British Virgin is km² ( sq mi) in area.

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