Sentence Examples


  • Owing to the richness of the volcanic soil, agriculture in the Canaries is usually very profitable.
  • Newfoundland, the West Indies, and the Falklands, and the chief oceanic islands are the Azores, Madeira, the Canaries, the Cape Verde Islands, Ascension, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha and Bouvet Island.
  • Torreya, now confined to North America and Japan, still lingered,- as did Ocotea, now profusely developed in the tropics, but in north temperate regions only existing in the Canaries: the evergreen oaks, so characteristic of the Miocene, were reduced to the existing Quercus hex.
  • This flora extends from Ireland to the Canaries and reappears on the highlands of Angola.
  • This flora extends from Ireland to the Canaries and reappears on the highlands of Angola.