Tuesday, August 23, 2011
US Virgin Islands - St. Thomas
St. Thomas U.S.V.I.
The Virgin Islands comprise more than fifty islands and cays. They lie about 1700 miles southwest of New York, 1100 miles southwest of Miami. The terrain varies from lush rolling hills to jagged sandy beaches. Low humidity and constant trade winds keep the temperature an average 79°F. Easy accessibility makes the Virgin Islands an ideal vacation spot.
Sent by Nicole from St. Thomas in US Virgin Islands.
This is from Wikipedia : Saint Thomas (Spanish: Santo Tomás; Dutch: Sint-Thomas; Danish: Sankt Thomas) is an island in the Caribbean Sea and with the islands of Saint John, Saint Croix, and Water Island a county and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States. Located on the island is the territorial capital and port of Charlotte Amalie. As of the 2000 census, the population of Saint Thomas was 51,181 about 47% of the US Virgin Island total. The district has a land area of 31.24 square miles (80.9 km2).