Wednesday, July 11, 2012

How Turks & Caicos Got Their Name

Turks And Caicos Islands : Sovereign state flag of dependent country of Turks and Caicos Islands in official colors.
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The Turks and Caicos Islands are located in the Caribbean Ocean.  One of the stories concerning their name is: "Turks" comes from the native cactus shaped like a fez; and the term "caya hico" meaning "string of islands".  For more information click here.  What did you learn today?

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