Watling Island


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Watling Island

(ˈwɒtlɪŋ)
n
(Placename) another name for San Salvador Island
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Specifically, the expedition collected 739 numbers on Cat Island, Exuma Cays, Watling Island, Jumentos Cays, Castle Island, Mayaguana Island, and Caicos Islands.
Morison had been to Watling Island, Columbus' landing place, and knew it just as well as Columbus had.
The claim, first made only eight years ago, might be smart marketing by local tourism chiefs, though Ossie and his fellow islanders are adamant that new research confirms Columbus arrived on Grand Turk rather than Watling Island in the Bahamas, which he called San Salvador.