Greater Antilles


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Comments on the mainland origins of the pre-ceramic cultures of the Greater Antilles.
The Antillean track was associated with the mountains in several islands in the Greater Antilles.
Saint Thomas and Saint John, United States Virgin Islands, are two islands in the Greater Antilles.
This is a detailed bird finding guide to the Greater Antilles plus the Cayman Islands.
Missouri) describe 737 recognized species of frogs and non-avian reptiles in The Greater Antilles and The Lesser Antilles and the surrounding Caribbean Sea, significantly expanding Schwartz and Henderson's 1991 Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies.
The stone tools are from the Taino, a pre-Columbian society that lived in the Caribbean on the islands of the Bahamas, the Greater Antilles, and the Lesser Antilles.
Largulus remains endemic to the Greater Antilles (Jamaica), and differs from the other genus by having the eyes simple, not protruding, the buccula apically rounded, the pronotal disk not bilobed, and with the anterolateral margin carinate.
the Lesser Antilles, Greater Antilles and the Bahamas Archipelago (Bahamas Islands + Turks and Caicos Islands).
eco-regions in the Mediterranean Sea, the Greater Antilles and Brazil.
First, Puerto Rico is the smallest of the Greater Antilles and not the largest of the Lesser Antilles.
The Antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus) inhabits the coastal waters of eastern Mexico, and Central America, northern South America, and the Greater Antilles.
The biogeography of the extant (Brazil and Argentina) and the new fossil species supports the hypothesis that the developing northern Greater Antilles and northwestern South America were briefly (33-35 Ma) connected by a landspan centered on the emergent Aves Ridge.
The islands of the northern part are larger and comprise the Greater Antilles.
Schmidt argues that, "largely because of this postulated military danger, United States troops occupied Haiti, the Dominican Republic, the Virgin Islands, and parts of Cuba in 1915, 1916, and 1917, thereby completing the American garrisoning of the Greater Antilles with the exception of British Jamaica" (9).
Costa Crociere is also an official partner of the WWF for the protection of the marine ecoregions of the Mediterranean, the Greater Antilles and Brazil.
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