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Dominica featured in Geotimes

Postby KarenS » Thu Jan 04, 2007 8:07 am

Approaching Dominica by sea, it's easy to see how Victorian writers could imagine remnant populations of dinosaurs surviving in the tropics, as described in novels like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World. The island looks primeval and pristine, craggy and dense with rainforest ‚ÄĒ its rugged interior is almost uninhabited, leading to the nickname "Nature Island." Located between Martinique and Guadalupe in the Lesser Antilles, Dominica is one of the youngest islands in the volcanic Caribees and it is still being formed by volcanic activity, making it an ideal destination for the geologically minded traveler.

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