Virginia Historical Islands


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Historical Features are physical or cultural features that are no longer visible on the landscape. Examples: a dried up lake, a destroyed building, a hill leveled by mining. The term makes no reference to the age, use, or any other aspect of the feature. A ghost town, for example, is not a historical feature if it is still visible.

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Name County USGS Topo Map
Avens Island Washington Shady Valley
Boyds Island Mecklenburg South Hill SE
Fields Island Mecklenburg Tungsten
Grassy Island Botetourt Buchanan
Hog Island Halifax Buffalo Springs
Hundred Islands Mecklenburg Tungsten
Keller Island Washington Shady Valley
Lewis Island Mecklenburg Clarksville South
Nelsons Island Halifax Buffalo Springs
Occoneechee Island Halifax Clarksville North
Terrys Island Mecklenburg Tungsten
Tisdale Island Mecklenburg Clarksville South
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Puerto Rico’s Forgotten Island Vieques Needs Help

Puerto Rico’s Forgotten Island Vieques Needs Help

In the very early morning hours of September 20, 2017, the eyewall of Hurricane Maria passed over the tiny island of Vieques, Puerto Rico as a Category 5 hurricane, before moving westwards to mainland Puerto Rico. Maria ravaged the 60-square mile island with sustained winds of over 150 MPH and storm surges of over 12 feet, destroying homes, local businesses and causing widespread devastation.

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