Essays Tagged: "Caribbean Sea"

"The Cay -Book Review by Theodore Taylor"

ives in California.SettingThis novel is set in the 1940's on a small island, called a "cay", in the Caribbean Sea. German U-boats are constantly submerged in the vicinity of the island and Williamsted ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is located on the island of Hispanola located in the Caribbean Sea. It takes up about 2/3 of the island which it shares with Haiti. Dominican Republic's ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


south by Belize and Guatemala; on the east by the United States of America, Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.牋牋牋牋Mexico's borders ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Panama Canal

canal is joining the atlantic and pacific oceans. It runs fromCristobal on lemon bay, a part of the Caribbean sea, to Balboa, on theGulf of Panama. The canal is slightly more than 64 km long, not incl ...

(3 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


BarbadosBarbados is a small country located in the Caribbean Sea.The capital is Bridgetown with a population of about 8,789. Thehead of state of Barbad ... igion is Christianity. Their date ofindependence was November 30, 1966.Barbados is the eastern most Caribbean Island. It is about200 miles North-North East of Trinidad and about 100 miles East-South E ... wer fromthe Democratic Labor Party to the Barbados Labor Party. Barbadoscarries on trade with other Caribbean nations and does havediplomatic relations with Cuba. Their closest relations are withthe U ...

(3 pages) 100 0 3.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Geographical Information about Haiti

f Haiti consists of the western third of the island of Hispaniola, the second largest island in the Caribbean. Haiti shares the island with the Dominican Republic. Covering a total area of 10,714 squa ... nded on the north by the Atlantic Ocean, on the east by the Dominican Republic, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the Windward Passage.The Haitian landscape is characterized by bro ...

(11 pages) 90 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

"Old Man By the Sea" by Hemingway

), in Ernest Hemingway's novel, The Old Man and the Sea, which takes place near Havana, Cuba in the Caribbean Sea, a very old, unlucky, fisherman sets out for the big catch. The great DiMaggio is seam ...

(3 pages) 130 1 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

This is a report for History on the country 'Colombia'

o the south. Colombiais the only SouthAmerican country that's coast is on the Pacific Ocean and the CaribbeanSea. There are eightislands under Colombian rule, and they are San Andres, Providencia, San ... and is about6,500 ft. high. Thisrange is on the western area that stretches from the equator to theCaribbean Sea. TheCordillera Oriental is the longest range, at 750 miles long, and 8,530ft. high and ...

(6 pages) 110 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


outhern point is a single degree north of the equator. Of the 352,145 square miles, many are on the Caribbean Sea. Venezuela can be divided into four regions, the: Maracaibo Basin, Andean Highlands, L ... he early 1500s, Spaniards colonized Venezuela chiefly for its pearls. Such could be found along the Caribbean Sea, this was named the Pearl Coast. It was not until the 1800s that Venezuela fought for ...

(2 pages) 114 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Structure of the Executive Branch

ying territories, including more than a thousand islands scattered throughout the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. All the citizens of the Unites States have been governed in an organized way for more ...

(10 pages) 228 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


Jamaica is located in the Caribbean, Island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba. The absolute location is 18 15 North, 77 30. ...

(1 pages) 39 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Culture of Haiti: Location; Language; Religions (Protestantism,Catholicism,Voodoo); Carnival; and Music.

overs the western third of the island of Hispaniola, which lies between Cuba and Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea. The Dominican Republic covers eastern Hispaniola. Most of Haiti is mountainous, and t ...

(10 pages) 217 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Continental Drift: Exploring the Theory.

le: the west African coastline seems to snuggle nicely into the east coast of South America and the Caribbean sea; and a similar fit appears across the Pacific. The fit is even more striking when the ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The life of Sir Francis Drake.

trading voyages to the West Indies. In 1572 he commanded two ships against Spanish seaports in the Caribbean Sea. During this voyage Sir Francis Drake first saw the Pacific Ocean; he captured the por ... West Indies. This mission as well was a failure. Drake and Hawkins died on their last quest in the Caribbean, and their bodies were buried at sea.

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


of the Yucatan Peninsula and is 8,867 square miles. Belize is outlined by Mexico on the north, the Caribbean Sea on the east, and Guatemala on the south and west. A majority of people in Belize live ... ollowed by oranges, grapefruits and bananas. Processed sugar cane is the country's main export. The Caribbean sea provides conchs, fishes, lobsters, and shrimps. The minerals are oil and limestone. Be ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Panama: A Regional and Country Analysis While Panama is known mostly for it's famous canal, the country's natural attractions offer an irresistible lure to far-sighted travelers.

e of fish'. Tourists marvel in the delight of traveling to Panama and are anxious to snorkel in the Caribbean Sea and swim in the Pacific Ocean, all in one vacation. Panama, however, has seen it's tim ... when the Spanish arrived, these two cultures were decimated by disease. After forays along Panama's Caribbean shore, a Spanish settlement established residency on this Caribbean coast in 1510. Panama' ...

(6 pages) 118 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Facts on Costa Rica> The Republic of Costa Rica. Works Cited Included!

r comprise the isthmus of Central America.1 The republic is bordered by Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea and Panama on the east, and the Pacific Ocean on the south and west.2 Costa Rica is di ...

(6 pages) 93 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This is an essay about Colombia. It describes everything about Colombia from land resources to religion,etc.

h America, its in the northwestern part of the continent, andbounded on the north by Panama and the Caribbean Sea, on the east by Venezuela and Brazil,on the south by Peru and Ecuador, and on the west ... the west by the Pacific Ocean. Colombia is the onlycountry of South America with coasts on both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Thetotal land area of the country is 1,141,748 sq km (440,831 s ...

(6 pages) 91 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Situation of Human Rights and Democracy in Haiti

place on October in 1994 after the continuous change in the ruling parties.Haiti is located in the Caribbean and occupies the western one-third of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea ...

(3 pages) 100 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Costa Rica - about the geography, history, government and economy, the people, history, and tourism.

General informationCosta Rica is an exotic country located in Middle America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. It is between Nicaragua and Panama. It is 51,100 square k ... son (May to November). It is mostly cooler in highlands. Temperatures are high 100 degrees F in the Caribbean Lowlands, 77 degrees F in the Pacific Coastal Strip, 80 to 90 degrees F in Valle del Gener ...

(3 pages) 101 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays