This deep passage is a water highway for migrating fish, rays, turtles and dolphins.
Covering 193 square miles of the Atlantic Ocean, Turks and Caicos Islands has one of the longest coral reefs in the world, making it a premier diving destination.
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he Turks and Caicos Islands consist of 40 islands and cays (pronounced keys), located 575 miles southeast of Miami, Florida, just below The Bahamas chain and to the east of Cuba and the island of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti.) Technically, the Turks and Caicos are located in the Atlantic Ocean, not the Caribbean Sea.
The islands are home to roughly 31,000 full time residents, and welcome more than 200,000 tourists annually. Salt Cay and the island capital of Grand Turk make up the Turks islands, while the Caicos islands are South Caicos, East Caicos, Middle Caicos, North Caicos, Providenciales and West Caicos.
HISTORYJuan Ponce De Leon first discovered these uninhabited islands in 1512.
Locals claim that the islands were the first landfall of Christopher Columbus in 1492.
Loyalists established cotton plantations after the American Revolution, but this was short lived.
By 1820 the cotton crop had failed and the majority of planters moved on.front page provoked an unprecedented wave of complaints to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO).The watchdog had recorded 450 complaints, the most for a story published since it opened for business on 8 September 2014.For several centuries the islands changed hands between the French, Spanish and British.They remained virtually uninhabited until 1678 when they were settled by a group of Bermudians who started to extract salt and timber. Western Cape NSC Results will be available on 6 January 2017.