Sugar in Jamaica

Sugar in Jamaica (HM2ECB)

Location: , St. Ann Parish
Country: Jamaica
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N 18° 27.963', W 77° 24.899'

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SugarSugar was introduced to the New World by Columbus on his 2nd voyage. In 1493, he took canes from Gomera in the Canaries to Hispaniola.It is recorded that Francisco Garay, Spanish Governor in 1527, built a mill and made good sugar. The first Spanish planting was at Sevilla Nueva (St. Ann's Bay). At the time of the English conquest (1655) there were only three sugar works. 1673 - Sugar works, 57: Production 670 tons1675 - Sugar works, 73; 40 in process of erection1671-9 - Average yearly production 986 tons1684 - Production 3,586 tons1739 - Estates, 429; Exports 19,461 tons1768 - Estates, 648; Of which 369 used animal power 235 employed water mills and 49 had windmills1805 - World leader in sugar production with 100,000 tons1965 - Estates 18 Production 506,348 tons
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HM NumberHM2ECB
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Date Added Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18Q E 244962 N 2043451
Decimal Degrees18.46605000, -77.41498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 27.963', W 77° 24.899'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 27' 57.78" N, 77° 24' 53.94" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near A1, St. Ann Parish , JM
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