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Ocean bottom reconnaissance off the east coast of Andros Island, Bahamas

by R. Frank Busby

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Published by U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by : Roswell F. Busby, Chester V. Bright and Andres Pruna
SeriesTechnical report -- TR-189, Technical report (United States. Naval Oceanographic Office) -- TR-189.
ContributionsBright, Chester V., Pruna, Andres
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24367337M
OCLC/WorldCa1614839

This page shows the location of Andros Island, The Bahamas on a detailed road map. Choose from several map styles. From street and road map to high-resolution satellite imagery of Andros Island. Get free map for your website. Discover the beauty hidden in . Much of the east side is bounded by the third largest barrier reef in the world, east of which the depth drops off dramatically to the 1, fathom Tongue of the Ocean. The west side of the island is hard to chart as the tide ebbs and flows over mud flats at sea level and the Great Bahama Bank extends westwards many miles to the edge of the.

is located on central Andros Island, Bahamas (ASD). Andros is the largest island of the Bahamian archipelago, situated some 30 miles SW of Nassau and about miles SE of Miami, Florida. Andros Island is approximately miles long and 40 miles at its widest point, and is actually divided into three separate islands or bights. Andros has a. Search all Andros, Bahamas real estate listings below! The largest—yet, least populated—of the Bahamas islands, Andros island is the ideal spot for Bahamas real estate investors who want to own a piece of secluded tropical paradise. With approximately 6, residents, the island is the least commercial of the Bahamas islands.

A mile-deep abyss -- walled with coral and filled with whales, dolphin, marlin and all the wondrous reef animals – that’s called the Tongue of the Ocean, licks along Andros’ east coast. Underwater caves riddle the island, surfacing as mesmerizing blue holes that local legends say serve as lairs for the Lusca, a sea monster that sucks the. Be prepared with the most accurate day forecast for Andros Town, The Bahamas with highs, lows, chance of precipitation from The Weather Channel and


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Bright and Andres. Pruna. Topics: Ocean bottom, Submarine geology. Andros Island, largest island of The Bahamas, West Indies. It lies 25 miles (40 km) west of New Providence Island and about miles ( km) east-southeast of the U.S.

state of Florida. A flat, heavily forested island, Andros extends about miles (. The Bahamas is comprised of islands sprinkled oversquare miles of ocean. The archipelago is an ecological oasis, boasting the clearest water on the planet. Try The Island Finder. The Bahamas (/ b ə ˈ h ɑː m ə z / ()), known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies in the takes up 97% of the Lucayan Archipelago's land area and is home to 88% of the archipelago's population.

The archipelagic state consists of fewer than islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean, and is. Note: Flights available only on Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Note: Flights available only on Monday & Friday. Eva's Bonefish Lodge. Hurricane Sandy (unofficially referred to as Superstorm Sandy) was the deadliest and most destructive, as well as the strongest, hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane ting nearly $70 billion ( USD) in damage, it was the second-costliest hurricane on record in the United States until surpassed by Hurricanes Harvey and Maria in Ocean bottom reconnaissance off the east coast of Andros Island, Bahamas / prepared by: Roswell F.

Busby, Chester V. Bright and Andres : Chester V. Bright, R. Frank Busby, Andres. Pruna. On Andros’ east side, the ocean plunges to 6, feet just a mile offshore.

The west entrance to Middle Bight. Andros has The Bahamas’ only freshwater river, exporting million liters of. The long, deep trench with a flat bottom provides a perfect area to test sonar and communication technologies in an area free from “noise.” The base has been there, only about miles from Florida’s coast, for 56 years.

Training in underwater warfare and a weapons range add to the base’s role in research and development. This is Andros, the largest island of The Bahamas. A maze of fresh streams and mangrove stands divide the one hundred mile long island into a patchwork of greens and browns.

Small fishing settlements are found along the length of the east coast. The Andros Barrier Reef, the third largest in the world and the second largest and most unexplored in the western hemisphere, stretches miles along the east coast of the island and rims the Tongue of the Ocean, with its 6,foot drop-off.

Additionally the island abounds in Blue Holes (underwater cave systems)--which have been the scene of.

Andros is an archipelago of the Bahamas, split into three main islands: North Andros, Mangrove Cay and South Andros. Andros from Mapcarta, the free map.

It stretches some miles along the east coast of the island and rims the Tongue of the Ocean, with its 6,foot drop-off.

Additionally, Andros Island features many Blue Holes (underwater cave systems) which have been the scene of some of the deepest underwater cave explorations in the world. Southeast of the Bimini Chain, across the Great Bahama Banks, lies the giant and mysterious island of Andros.

Known as the bonefishing capital of The Bahamas, Andros's vast swamps, creeks, mangrove shallows, and miles of woods stretch more than miles south to north, divided into three major sections of land connected by mangrove and tidal.

About Andros: The Facts: Major islands: North Andros, Mangrove Cay, South Andros. Towns: Andros Town, Fresh Creek, Long Bay Cays, Mastic Point, Lowe Sound, Cargill. - Browse and Book from the Best Vacation Rentals with Prices in Andros: View Tripadvisor's photos and great deals on 26 vacation rentals, cabins and villas in Andros, Bahamas.the region and the largest source of freshwater in the Bahamas.

Indeed water from Andros supplies over 50% of the water to capital in New Providence. In addition, the third largest barrier reef in the world is found off the East coast of Andros.

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