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Bermuda (Modern World Nations) by Richard A. Crooker

By Richard A. Crooker

Information-packed volumes supply finished overviews of every nation's humans, geography, heritage, executive economic system, and tradition considerable full-color illustrations advisor the reader on a voyage of discovery Maps mirror present political obstacles Meets social experiences and geography curriculum criteria Written by means of the main skilled professors instructing global nearby geography

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His ship was the Sea Venture. The admiral was employed by the Virginia Company of London (which had been given permission by England’s King James I to colonize America). In those days, the English Crown often relied on companies owned by groups of influential merchants such as the Virginia Company to settle new lands. Somers’ fleet was to carry supplies and colonists to feed and reinforce the Virginia Company colony at Jamestown, Virginia. On the way, a fierce storm caught the Sea Venture and Somers lost contact with the rest of his fleet.

Population Density Population density is the number of persons per square mile or square kilometer. Bermuda’s population density is higher than that of any other island country in the Atlantic Ocean, including countries in the Caribbean Sea. The colony’s density is 2,991 persons per square mile (1,154 per square kilometer). The island country of Jersey, located near the English Channel, has the second highest population density— 2,021 persons per square mile (780 per square kilometer). See Table 1 for additional comparisons.

This is because homes hide behind well-trimmed hedgerows that line the islands’ roads. In reality, there is very little land available for more homes. Parks, nature preserves, land for recreation (such as golf courses), and small garden plots take up almost all the open space that remains. There are only two municipalities in Bermuda. ) Hamilton, the capital, is Bermuda’s second largest city (population 1,000). It is located in Pembroke Parish and has a delightful view of Hamilton Harbour. In 1815, Hamilton, which is in the center of the islands, replaced St.

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