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  1. 1. What is the Caribbean? By: Stacey Charbeneau
  2. 2. <ul><li>Location: </li></ul><ul><li>South of Florida </li></ul><ul><li>North of South America </li></ul>Map of the Caribbean
  3. 3. Components: 1.) Greater Antilles 2.) Lesser Antilles 3.) The Bahamas
  4. 4. Natural Disasters <ul><li>Volcanoes </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricanes </li></ul><ul><li>Earthquakes </li></ul>
  5. 5. Weather <ul><li>Tropical Climate </li></ul><ul><li>Warm and Humid </li></ul><ul><li>Moderate Temperatures (high 60’s to low 90’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Little Seasonal Variation </li></ul>
  6. 6. Caribbean Geography <ul><li>Coral Reefs </li></ul><ul><li>Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Lagoons </li></ul><ul><li>Plateaus </li></ul>
  7. 7. Crops <ul><li>Sugarcane </li></ul><ul><li>Cocoa </li></ul><ul><li>Coconuts </li></ul><ul><li>Coffee </li></ul><ul><li>Citrus Fruits </li></ul>
  8. 8. Common Animals <ul><li>Flamingos </li></ul><ul><li>Parrots </li></ul><ul><li>Turtles </li></ul><ul><li>Manatees </li></ul><ul><li>Ocelots </li></ul><ul><li>Dolphins </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tourist Attractions <ul><li>Scuba Diving/Snorkeling </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming with Dolphins </li></ul><ul><li>Cruises </li></ul><ul><li>Surfing </li></ul><ul><li>Sailing </li></ul>
  10. 10. Actually filmed in the Caribbean!
  11. 11. Slide #1-Caribbean Scenery http://www.myoutdoorchannel.com/chgo Slide #2-Caribbean Map 1 http://4cuisinart-resort.com/ Slide #3-Caribbean Map 2 http://www.studyabroad.com/caribbean.html Slide #4-Hurricane http://www.dailyspeculations.com/wordpress/?cat=102 Slide #6-Caribbean Mountain http://www.brownco.com/caribbean_services/caribbean_services.php Slide #7-Coconut http://daniemoore.com/the-benefits-of-coconut-oil/ Slide #7-Sugarcane http://www.areyouwellfed.com/yesno/?currentPage=5 Slide #8-Dolphins http://seapics.com/search/category.html Slide #9-Scuba Diving http://www.forbestraveler.com/Caribbean/caribbean-scuba-diving-slide.html Slide #10-”Pirates of the Caribbean” http://www.toyweb.net/category478_1.htm Citations:

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