About Saint Kitts and Nevis : The Saint Kitts is roughly in the shape of oval except that a long, narrow peninsula to the southeast. It is the larger of the two islands. The Mount Liamuiga with 1,156 m, the highest point in the island. The two islands seperated by a 3 km wide channel. The recorded history of the country begins in the year 1493 with the second voyage of Christopher Columbus.