Huevos

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For the album by the rock band Meat Puppets, see Huevos (album).
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