Catalina Island, Dominican Republic Overview
The island itself is only 9.6 square kilometers in size, and is a diverse preservation of eco-systems including sand dunes, mangroves, and reefs. Formed out of coral stone, the island contains three overlapping plateaus. The highest elevation on the island is only 60 feet above sea level.
The seas around the Island are rich in wildlife, with many species of birds and tropical marine fish, and there are large areas where natural sandbars offshore bring the depth to just a few feet. It is an occasional destination for cruise ships on Caribbean routes. In particular, Costa Cruises has a private beach on the island.
Detailed Map of Catalina Island, Dominican Republic
The climate is marked by the trade winds which blow throughout the year with an average temperature of 77 degrees. Rarely do the highs reach over 86 degrees. The rainy season is from May to November and with the main time for hurricanes being in August to October.
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The Catalina Casino is located in Avalon on Catalina Island off the coast of Los Angeles. It is the most recognisable landmark in the City of Avalon. It contains a theatre, a ballroom and a museum. The Catalina Casino gets its name from the Italian language, where "casino" means a gathering place.
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William Wrigley Jr. (1861-1932) bought most of Catalina Island in 1919 with proceeds from his chewing gum empire. When he died on January 26, 1932, at age 70, he was interred near his Catalina home, in a tower in the botanical gardens. The tower stands 130 feet high and is primarily built with local materials.
Three Palms Avalon Arcade is the only family entertainment center
Two Harbors, colloquially known as " The Isthmus", is a small unincorporated community island village on Santa Catalina Island, California with a population of 298 ( Census of 2000). It is the second center of population on the island, besides the city of Avalon. It is mainly a resort village.
The island is 22 miles (35 km) long and eight miles (13 km) wide. The highest point on the island is Mt. Orizaba (2126 feet or 648 meters). In 2000, there were 3,696 persons living there.