Monito Island

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Monito
Monito from dive boat.jpg
Monito Island, Puerto Rico
Monito is located in Puerto Rico
Monito
Monito
Geography
Coordinates18°9′29″N 67°56′47″W / 18.15806°N 67.94639°W / 18.15806; -67.94639
Area.147 km2 (0.057 sq mi)
Highest elevation65 m (213 ft)
Administration
United States
CommonwealthPuerto Rico
MunicipalityMayagüez
BarrioIsla de Mona e Islote Monito
Demographics
Population0
Pop. density0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)
Designated1975

Monito Island (‘Little Mona') (Spanish: Islote Monito) is an uninhabited island about 3.1 miles (5 kilometers) northwest of the much larger Mona Island. Monito is the masculine diminutive form of Mona in Spanish. It is one of three islands in the Mona Passage, and part of the Isla de Mona e Islote Monito barrio, a subdivision of the municipality of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. It is inaccessible by sea and is barren. It reaches 213 ft (65 m) in height and measures 0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2) or 36.25 acres (14.67 hectares) in area.

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Coordinates: 18°09′30″N 67°56′48″W / 18.158208°N 67.94662°W / 18.158208; -67.94662