Green Cay

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Green Cay
Green Cay is located in British Virgin Islands
Green Cay
Green Cay
The location of Green Cay within the British Virgin Islands
Green Cay is located in Caribbean
Green Cay
Green Cay
Green Cay (Caribbean)
LocationCaribbean Sea
Coordinates18°27′13″N 64°42′31″W / 18.45361°N 64.70861°W / 18.45361; -64.70861Coordinates: 18°27′13″N 64°42′31″W / 18.45361°N 64.70861°W / 18.45361; -64.70861
ArchipelagoVirgin Islands
United Kingdom
British Overseas TerritoryBritish Virgin Islands
Additional information
Time zone
ISO codeVG

Green Cay is an uninhabited island of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. It sits between the eastern tip of Little Jost Van Dyke and Tortola. It is 14 acres (6 ha) in area.[1]

The island provides habitat for the Puerto Rican racer (Alsophis portoricensis), the crested anole (Anolis cristatellus wileyae), and the big-scaled least gecko (Sphaerodactylus macrolepis macrolepis).[2]


  1. ^ "Green Cay and Sandy Spit". Retrieved 20 November 2011.
  2. ^ Heatwole, Harold; Levins, Richard; Byer, Michael D. (July 1981). Atoll research bulletin - Biogeography of the Puerto Rican bank. 251. Washington D.C.: The Smithsonian Institution. p. 47. OCLC 45726059.