St Vincent Island
St. Vincent, a West Indian island belonging to the Windward Group, 105 miles W. of Barbadoes; area, 132 square miles. The interior is mountainous, and in the N.W. there is an active volcano, the Souffriere (3,000 feet.), with a crater three miles in circumference. The capital, Kingstown, is on the S.W. coast. Sugar, rum, cocoa, cotton, and arrowroot are the chief products. St. Vincent has been an English possession since 1783.