Sand Key (reef)

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Sand Key
Sand Key Rock Key Eastern Dry Rocks 1970 1VCLP00010044.jpg
Air photo taken in 1970 showing Sand Key (lower left), Rock Key (lower center), and Eastern Dry Rocks (lower right).
Sand Key (reef) is located in Florida
Sand Key (reef)
Sand Key (reef) is located in Caribbean
Sand Key (reef)
Sand Key (reef) (Caribbean)
Summit depth1 - 35 feet[1]
Location
LocationCaribbean
Coordinates24°27′15″N 81°52′40″W / 24.45417°N 81.87778°W / 24.45417; -81.87778Coordinates: 24°27′15″N 81°52′40″W / 24.45417°N 81.87778°W / 24.45417; -81.87778
CountryUnited States
Geology
Typereef

Sand Key is a coral reef located within the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. It lies to the southwest of Key West, within the Key West National Wildlife Refuge. This reef is within a Sanctuary Preservation Area (SPA).

The Sand Key Light was built on the key. The reef lies to the south of the light.

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