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REDONDA

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 969 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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REDONDA, an island in the British West Indies. It is a dependency of Antigua, and lies 25 M. S.W. of it, in 25° 6' N. and 61° 35' W. Pop. (1901) 120. It is a rocky mountain, rising abruptly from the sea to a height of r000 ft., and has an area of z sq. m. It is valuable for its phosphate of alumina (discovered in 1865), of which 7000 tons are exported every year to the United States.
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