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a group of islands in northeastern West Indies (east of Puerto Rico) discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493

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Where to Stay: ( Anegada Reef Hotel (Rates start at $135 per night)
This first insight suggests that Rotz' word might be a French adaptation of the Spanish or Portuguese word anegada. (4) But there is another explanation.
Pros and enthusiasts alike enjoy some of the windiest and most spectacular locations in the world such as North Sound, Sir Richard Branson's Necker Island, Anegada and Eustatia Sound.
Sir Richard Branson, an avid kite boarder himself, conceived of the event after staging an impromptu race between Necker Island and Anegada with friends.
Dominican Republic: Moscoso, 1943, Jimenez, 1967 Puerto Rico Stahl, 1883-1888; Britton & Wilson, 1923-26 (the most complete floristic treatment for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands); Liogier, 1985-1997 (dicotyledons); Little & Wadsworth, 1964; Little et al., 1974 (trees); Proctor, 1989 (ferns); Ackerman, 1995 (orchids); Acevedo-Rodriguez, 2003, 2005 (vines); Acevedo-Rodriguez & Strong, 2005 (gymnosperms & monocotyledons); Peterson (in prep., grasses) Virgin Islands Britton, 1918; Anegada: D'Arcy (1971); St.
She will be ridden by Mark Guidry and should have a fitness edge over main threat Anegada, who is making her seasonal debut in this six-runner contest and concedes the selection 2lb.
ABSTRACT In this work we studied the actual coverage, distribution patterns and ecologic effects of the introduced oyster Crassostrea gigas 20 y after their introduction to the Northern Argentinean Patagonia (Bahia Anegada; 39[degrees]50'S to 40[degrees]40'S and 61[degrees]59 to 62[degrees]28 W).
Area: 153 square kilometres (59 square miles); Tortola, 54 square kilometres (21 square miles); Anegada, 39 square kilometres (15 square miles); Virgin Gorda, 21 square kilometres (8 square miles).
The couple, who were married 17 years, were on a pounds 10,000 holiday with their children Oliver, 15, Chloe, 13 and Georgina, 10, on a 45ft chartered yacht anchored at Anegada in the British Virgin Islands in February.