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The Abaco Islands lie in the northern Bahamas and comprise the main islands of Great Abaco and Little Abaco, together with the smaller Elbow Cay, Lubbers Quarters Cay, Green Turtle Cay, Great Guana Cay, Castaway Cay, Man-o-War Cay, Stranger's Cay, Umbrella Cay, Walker's Cay, Little Grand Cay, and Moore's Island. Administratively, the Abaco Islands constitute seven of the 31 Local Government Districts of the Bahamas: Grand Cay, North Abaco, Green Turtle Cay, Central Abaco, South Abaco, Moore's Island, and Hope Town. Towns in the islands include Marsh Harbour, Hope Town, Treasure Cay, and Coopers Town.
- also known as Абак, 阿巴科群岛
- part of Bahamas
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Your Ultimate A to Z Guide to Being a Better Angler by Tom Rosenbauer
The Abaco Islands and surrounding cays including the famous Walker's Cay have abundant bonefishing, especially on the uninhabited west shore, called The Marls. Bonefish here run from very small to large, and schools can number in the ...
Encyclopedia of the Atlantic World, 1400–1900: Europe, Africa, and the Americas in An Age of Exploration, Trade, and Empires [2 volumes] (2017)
by David Head
Other southern Loyalists went to the West Indies and the Bahamas, particularly the Abaco Islands. The vast majority of migrants, however, settled in British Canada. Roughly 40,000 Loyalists were evacuated to Canada following the British ...
Structure, Form and Process by David Hopley
coral reefs near Hopetown, Abaco Islands, Bahamas (stony corals and algae). In Lang, J. C. (ed.), Status of Coral Reefs in the Western Atlantic: Results of Initial Surveys, Atlantic and Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment (AGRRA) Program.
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