For narrow as are the channels between Cuba and the opposite coast of Central America, between the Bahamas and Florida, and between Grenada and Tobago, the fauna of the Antillean chain, instead of being a mixture of that of the almost contiguous countries, differs, much from all, and exhibits in some groups a degree of speciality which may be not unfitly compared with that of oceanic islands..
In the same year he was despatched with a fleet to watch the movements of the Count d'Estaing, and in July 1779 fought an indecisive engagement with him off Grenada.
But in June, while Byron had gone to Antigua to guard the trade convoy on its way home, d'Estaing first captured St Vincent, and then on the 4th of July Grenada.
An indecisive action was fought off Grenada on the 6th of July.
After a feeble attempt to retake Santa Lucia from Admiral Barrington, he captured St Vincent and Grenada.
They consist of the British island of St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenada, with a chain of small islands, the Grenadines, between the two latter islands.
They are not a single colony, but a confederation of three separate colonies with a common governor-in-chief, who resides at St George's, Grenada.
between St Vincent and Grenada, following a N.E.
Some are a few square miles in extent, others are merely rocky cones projecting from the deep. For purposes of administration they are divided between St Vincent and Grenada.
Carriacou, belonging to Grenada, is the largest of the group, being 7 m.
above the sea, is the chief natural curiosity of Grenada, the Grand Etang, a circular lake, 13 acres in extent, occupying the site of an ancient crater.
The excellent climate and good sea-bathing have made Grenada the health resort of the neighbouring islands, especially of Trinidad.
Barbados is dependent on Grenada for the majority of its firewood.
The governor of the Windward Islands resides in Grenada and is administrator of it.
- Grenada was discovered in 1498 by Columbus, who named it Conception.
In 1665 Grenada passed into the hands of the French West India Company, and was administered by it until its dissolution in 1674, when the island passed to the French Crown.
During the wars between Great Britain and France, Grenada capitulated to the British forces in 1762, and was formally ceded next year by the Treaty of Paris.
Grenada, with cocoa as its staple, has not experienced similar depression to that which overtook the sugar-growing islands of the West Indies.
See Grenada Handbook (London, 1905).
We saw many more bullfinches as well as at least three Grenada Flycatchers and another Bare-eyed Thrush.
The main export of Grenada is nutmeg, but the majority of nutmeg trees were blown down in the hurricanes.
Alfie Bain from Grenada, West Indies, was convicted of killing a prostitute in 1970.
secluded bay on the south coast of Grenada, most dive sites are only a short boat trip away.
He was the grandson of Thomas Marryat (physician, author of The Philosophy of Masons, and writer of verse), and son of Joseph Marryat, agent for the island of Grenada, who wrote pamphlets in defence of the Slave Trade.
Located on a secluded bay on the south coast of Grenada, most dive sites are only a short boat trip away.
Grenada: Nicknamed "Spice Island" because it produces more spices than anywhere in the world from its rich volcanic soil, Grenada also offers cascading waterfalls, tropical jungles, and historical plantations to tempt visitors.
The only regular United States departure port is Miami, though the ships rotate among popular Caribbean embarkation ports such as Costa Rica, Tortola, and Grenada.
This species is a native of New Grenada, Peru, and Ecuador, at elevations of from 6000 to 11,000 feet.
Shayk had her body painted by Joanne Gair for LBB Artist Management in Grenada, and the paint was made to look as though the model was wearing a back-tied strapless swimsuit with torn bottoms, almost like she had been shipwrecked.
For dressing up a casual outfit with a pop of color, try the Davis Driving Moc in red suede leather.To update that little black dress for a formal occasion, the Grenada is great.
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