Shark Island, United States Virgin Islands

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Shark Island is a small rocky islet, located 0.3 miles (0.48 km) northeast of Prettyklip Point on Saint Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. Its elevation is 32 feet.[1] It is a colony for numerous species of seabirds,[2] and is also a popular scuba-diving destination in the USVI.[3]


  1. ^ Griffes, Peter L. (2004). 2004 Atlantic Boating Almanac: Gulf of Mexico. ProStar Publications. Page 529. ISBN 9781577855125.
  2. ^ Evans, Peter G. H. (1990). Birds of the Eastern Caribbean. Macmillan Education. Page 138. ISBN 9780333521557.
  3. ^ Sullivan, George (1969). The Complete Book of Skin and Scuba Diving. Coward-McCann. Page 208.

Coordinates: 18°20′14″N 64°50′41″W / 18.3373°N 64.8447°W / 18.3373; -64.8447