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 Bahamas

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Bahamas offers excellent visibility, warm waters, walls, wrecks, caverns and an aoutstanding fauna all year long. Pelagics and mammals are commonly encountered (mostly dolphins). All divers will enjoy this destination. A must, only a couple hours from USA.

The islands Blue Holes are water filled cave systems. They attract cave divers from all over the world to dive sites such as 'Stargate', 'The Guardian' and 'Little Frenchman'. There are Blue Holes in the ocean and inland.

Location: Caribbean, chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba
Geographic coordinates: 24° 9' N, 76° 0' W
Coastline km: 3,542 km km
Climate: tropical marine; moderated by warm waters of Gulf Stream
Terrain: long, flat coral formations with some low rounded hills
Elevation: lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m highest point: Mount Alvernia, on Cat Island 63 m
Natural hazards: hurricanes and other tropical storms cause extensive flood and wind damage
Currency: Bahamian dollar (BSD)
Population: 303,770 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)
Capital: Nassau
Divisions: 21 districts; Acklins and Crooked Islands, Bimini, Cat Island, Exuma, Freeport, Fresh Creek, Governor's Harbour, Green Turtle Cay, Harbour Island, High Rock, Inagua, Kemps Bay, Long Island, Marsh Harbour, Mayaguana, New Providence, Nichollstown and Berry Islands, Ragged Island, Rock Sound, Sandy Point, San Salvador and Rum Cay

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Zones

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Abaco Islands 3 0
Andros Island 8 0
Big & Little Whale cays 3 0
Bimini Islands 9 0
Cat Island 2 0
Coco Cay 3 0
Conception Island 3 0
Eleuthera Island 5 0
Exuma Keys 7 0
Grand Bahama Island 9 0
Little San Salvador 1 0
Long Island 3 0
New Providence - Nassau 31 0
Rum Cay 1 0
San Salvador 8 0

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The Strip
By iris.locher
Apr 29, 2016
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Cessna Wreck
By canyon
Sep 28, 2010
Cessna -
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The James Bond Wrecks
By canyon
Sep 28, 2010
Bond Wrecks -
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Tunnel Wall
By canyon
Sep 28, 2010
Tunnel Wall -
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Trip: Stereo-trip
By netsirk
From Jan 1, 2008 to Aug 1, 2008
Sailing with Stereo
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Jer avatar
Trip: Blackbeards
By Jer
From Jun 7, 2008 to Jun 13, 2008
Blackbeards Liveaboard Cruise - Bahamas     Weather, a hangover, and an imminent flight cut some dives from this trip, but I still managed to get 15 logged. Most dives were within a few miles of Bimini, but also a couple just ou
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David avatar
Trip: Bahamas - Nassau
By David
From Nov 17, 2007 to Nov 25, 2007
Einr Woche Urlaub in Nassau auf den Bahamas. War einfach genial. Habe den OW Schein bei Stuwart Coves gemacht und insgesamt 6 Tauchgaenge gemacht.
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Trip: Bahamas 2005
By Griffith
From Nov 13, 2005 to Nov 16, 2005
Inlaws 50th trip
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