Huevos

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Huevos Island in the centre, with Chacachacare behind it and Venezuela in the distance on the right. View from the Tracking Station in Chaguaramas.

Huevos (Spanish: Eggs) is an island in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The island is 1.01 km² (253 acres) in area. It is one of the "Bocas Islands", which lie in the Bocas del Dragón (Dragons' Mouth) between Trinidad and Venezuela.

Geography[edit]

Vegetation: Yellow Poui, Hog Plum, Naked Indian, Salt-fish Wood.[1]

Places[edit]

Places at Huevos - Cape Garlio, Raya Del Caribe, Parasol (Umbrella) Rocks, Tortue Bay, Balata Bay, Point Braba

Parasol Rocks[edit]

The Parasol Rocks, also known as the Umbrella Rocks, are a series of small rock formations located less than 50 metres to the east of Huevos. On 10 August 1800 a fifth-rate Royal Navy ship, HMS Dromedary was wrecked on the rocks with 500 passengers. All passengers and crew were rescued.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anthony, Michael (2001). Historical Dictionary of Trinidad and Tobago. Scarecrow Press, Inc. Lanham, Md., and London. ISBN 0-8108-3173-2. 
  2. ^ Joseph, Edward Lanzer (1970). History of Trinidad. Routledge. p. 10. ISBN 0-7146-1939-6. 


Coordinates: 10°42′N 61°43′W / 10.700°N 61.717°W / 10.700; -61.717