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New Providence

Description: New Providence is 35 km long by 11 km wide, but has a population of 170,000. Scrub and pine woods covers most of the poorly soiled interior, while the coastline is dominated by luxurious residential areas, resort apartment/hotel complexes and modern developments.

Click here to view the full size image New Providence. The western half of the island of New Providence is clear, while Nassau is mostly obscured by clouds.
Date Taken: 17 November 1990
NASA Photo ID: STS038-77-044

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Principle Inland Blue Holes

    Mermaid's Pool

Anchialine Fauna of New Providence

Phylum Chordata (chordates)
Class Osteichthyes (bony fish)


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