How to use Tristan-da-cunha in a sentence
Newfoundland, the West Indies, and the Falklands, and the chief oceanic islands are the Azores, Madeira, the Canaries, the Cape Verde Islands, Ascension, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha and Bouvet Island.
The rocks of Tristan da Cunha are felspathic basalt, dolerite, augite-andesite, sideromelane and palagonite; some specimens of the basalt have porphyritic augite.
It has been claimed as a British possession since the annexation of Tristan da Cunha.
Among papers relating to Tristan da Cunha published by the British government, see especially reports issued in 1897, 1903, 1906 - which gives a detailed account of the island and islanders - and 1907.Advertisement