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Islands of Morant Cays.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

Islands of Morant Cays.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jamaica

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesResolution of inquiry on Morant Cays Islands
    SeriesH.misdoc.36
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15999549M

    Jamaica is comprised of one main island and about a half dozen small rocks, islets and cays generally situated about 60 miles south of the main island. 5 Archipelagic straight baselines connect the main island to a rock, Southwest Rock and to a series of small cays, Morant Cays. Morant Cays and Southwest Rock 3. With its islets, cays and rocks, a total land area of , m 2 (2,, sq ft), it is the location of one of the two offshore island groups of Jamaica, the other one being the Morant Cays (Jamaica also has nearshore islands like the Port Royal Cays). The bank is centered at. WikiMiniAtlas. 17°06′N 78°20′y: Jamaica.

      Jamaica is one of the 8 founding countries of ICRI. Pedro Cays and Banks located approximately 80 km south south-west of the island and Morant Cays and Banks approximately 60 km to the south east. The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is the environmental regulatory agency for Jamaica and became operational on April 1, I reflected on some new and insightful information which indicated that Jamaica is actually the main (biggest) land mass in an archipelago of 28 islands and cays! Yes 28! The Pedro Cays, Morant Cays and Goat Islands are probably the the most know, but there are several others, although some are not even as big as a football field.

      Little Goat Island. Kokomo Island. Lime Cay (part of the Port Royal Cays) Morant Cays. Navy Island. Pedro Cays. Pigeon Island. Martinique (overseas department of France) Montserrat (British overseas territory) Navassa Island (minor outlying island of the United States; also claimed by Haiti) Netherlands Antilles (part of the Kingdom of. Pedro Bank, an area of shallow seas, with a number of cays (low islands or reefs), extending generally east to west for over km (99 mi), lies southwest of Jamaica. To the southeast lies Morant Bank, with the Morant Cays, 51 km (32 mi) from Morant Points, the easternmost point.


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Islands of Morant Cays by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Morant Cays are four small low-lying oceanic islands situated approximately 60km south east of Jamaica in the Caribbean Sea. They are located on the south-eastern rim of the Morant Bank which rises up from the surrounding sea floor which is over m deep.

The largest of the four islands is North East Cay, seen here, which houses. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This paper records species in 44 families from the reef islands south of Jamaica Islands of Morant Cays.

book islands in the Morant Cays, 4 islands on the Pedro Bank, and 7 islands off Port Royal). Morant Cays (by Wolfgang Schippke, DC3MF, Germany) Morant Cays is an offshore island group about 50 km SSE off Morant Point, Jamaica.

The island group is located on a wide bank of partly drying coralreef about km². The drying bank with the islets is about 7 km long and only km wide. The bank rises abruptly from m depth. According to the Morant and Pedro Cays Act, the Pedro Cays form a part of the parish of Kingston.

The Pedro Cays comprises of four cays: Northeast Cay, Middle Cay, Southwest Cay and. South Cay. Southwest Cay is the largest of the four. The cays are described as small and low-lying and lacks developed infrastructure.

small islands, cays and rocks which lie off the shores of the main island. While many of these small islands, cays and rocks lie close to the shores of the main island, some, such as the Morant Cays and the Pedro Cays with their associated rock features, are significant distances off-shore the main island.

The following two countries of the Lucayan Archipelago are the portion of the Caribbean islands that do not border the Caribbean Sea. The Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the British Overseas Territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands are located in the North Atlantic Ocean rather than the Caribbean Sea, but they still fall in the Caribbean region.

The West Indian blapstinoid fauna, summarized by Ivie and Hart and Hart and Ivie (), are a diverse and commonly collected group of xerophilic genus Xerolinus Ivie and Hart,is widespread from South Florida through the Lucayan Archipelago and central Greater Antillian islands of Cuba and Hispaniola (including their associated cays and islands), with 29 currently described Cited by: 2.

Hokkaido and islands adjacent thereto; the Ryukyus (including Okinawa, Sakishima, and all other Ryukyu islands), and the following islands: Nansei-Shoto, Nampo-Shoto, Bonin, Nishino. a cay is a far of island off of many other islands. A Cay or Key is a small, often uninhabited, island in the Carribean Sea.

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Little San Salvador (Half Moon Cay) - a private island, owned by Carnival Corporation Little Stirrup Cay - renamed Coco Cay, a private island, leased by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Little Walker Cay. The term "Jamaica" means the island of Jamaica, the Morant Cays the Pedro Cays and their Dependencies. When used in a geographical sense "Jamaica" includes the territorial waters of Jamaica and any area outside such territorial waters which in accordance with international.

Morant Cays Lighthouse is 32 miles (51 km) south east of Jamaica on the easternmost point of North-East Cay in the Morant Cays. The Morant Cays are administratively part of St Thomas, Jamaica. The light lists describe it as a framework tower, so the present tower might not be the original on: Breezy Point, Morant Cays, Jamaica.

Morant Cays [] Group: Archipelago: Greater Antilles Country: Jamaica Region: Caribbean Sea Lat: º N Long: º W Area: sq. km Altitude: 5 m Submerged area island: 60 km group: 60 km Nearest continent: South America Distance: km Isolation Index: Runaway Bay and Columbus Cays are mainly of historical interest.

The Cays. Several small islands, called cays, lie at various points off the coast of Jamaica. The most important of these are the Morant Cays and the Pedro Cays. The Morant Cays, four in number, lie on a crescent-shaped shoal 55 kilometres (33 miles) south-east of Morant Point.

Wooded Islands of Queensland. On the cays close to Jamaica no semblance of "promenades" was seen, but on the Morant Cays they were conspicuous and are discussed fully below. The cays described in this paper fall naturally into three groups: (1) those in Portland Bight, which are typical sand and shingle formations on a wind.

time surveys were made of the cays in Portland Bight and, off Port Royal, of three of the Morant Cays, and also of the two largest of the Bogue Islands, in Montego Bay. Before leaving Kingston, and also after returning, a detailed study was made of the Palisadoes, the strip of.

Swopping life stories on a joint expedition of British and Caribbean students working with local fishermen to order to study the marine habitats of the Morant Cays islands off Jamaica. Leaf Cay is located just to the south of Bock Cay where they are creating a wonderful super-exclusive private island retreat with a golf course and incredible homes.

The island is easily accessible and is in close proximity to all amenities in Exuma and excellent fishing can be found in nearby Exuma Sound. The Morant Cays are a group of small islands on a coral reef 51 km (32 mi) south southeast of Morant Point.

The islands were claimed by Great Britain in and annexed to Jamaica in The islands were claimed by Great Britain in and annexed to Jamaica in. The Exuma Cays begin some 35 miles (56 km) east-southeast of Nassau and stretch southeast in a gently curving arc for about 90 miles ( km).

Most of the inhabitants live on the islands of Great Exuma and Little Exuma. Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park, which includes many islands, islets, and cays and covers some square miles ( square km), was established in to preserve the many. Best-Selling Books; Tourist Attractions in St.

Thomas, Jamaica The site is maintained by the Port Authority of Jamaica and overlooks the Morant Cays, a small group of islands .Cabarita Island Careening Cay Christmas Island Dolphin Island Drunken Man's Cay East Crall Emerald Island Fort Cay Gordon Cay Great Goat Island Green Cay Green Island Gun Cay Hogsty Cay Kingston Sandals Cay Lilyroot Cay Lime Cay Little Goat Island Little Half-Moon Cay Little Pelican Cay Little Portland Cay Long Island Maiden Cay Man O' War Cays Mango Cay Mid Crall Middle Cay Monkey Island Ikanami: Chanspuot • Dala • Frii chried zuon • Stak .