Morant Point

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Morant Point
Easternmost extremity
The lighthouse on Morant Point, the easternmost extremity of mainland Jamaica.
Morant Point Lighthouse looking north north east.
Morant Point is located in Jamaica
Morant Point
Morant Point
Coordinates: 17°54′54″N 76°11′17″W / 17.9149202°N 76.1881685°W / 17.9149202; -76.1881685Coordinates: 17°54′54″N 76°11′17″W / 17.9149202°N 76.1881685°W / 17.9149202; -76.1881685
Country Jamaica
Parish St Thomas
Time zone EST (UTC-5)

Morant Point in the Parish of St. Thomas is the easternmost point of mainland Jamaica and the site of Morant Point Lighthouse.

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1572 map of Jamaica by Tomaso Porcacchi.

It is called Cape Morante on several early maps including one dated 1572.[1] It has had the name Morant Point since at least 1671.[2]

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