The Turks and Caicos islands continue the outer line, and belong geographically to the archipelago, but not politically.
And Caicos Islands in 1848, which had been hitherto the most productive of the salt-producing islands, unfavourably affected.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, a group in the British West Indies.
The Caicos Islands lie to the north-west of Turks Islands and are seven in number.
Cockburn Harbour on South Caicos, 22 m.
Sisal hemp is grown, sponges are found in some quantities off the coast and there are four sponge-curing factories on the Caicos Islands.