Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Flores. (1) The westernmost of the Azores, about 30 miles in length by 9 miles wide, and containing an extinct crater, now a lake. (2) An island of the Indian Archipelago, E. of Java, being 100 miles long by 50 miles wide. It is mountainous, and has volcanic peaks, reaching a height of 7,000 feet. Some sandalwood is exported. The island gives its name to a strait and to a sea. (3) An island of the South Pacific, opposite Vancouver, 15 miles long and 2 to 6 miles broad.