Steven Cay, United States Virgin Islands

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Steven Cay
Steven Cay and St John, 2010.jpg
Low-lying Steven Cay in front of St. John, 2010.
Steven Cay is located in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Steven Cay
Steven Cay
Location in the Caribbean
Steven Cay is located in Caribbean
Steven Cay
Steven Cay
Steven Cay (Caribbean)
Geography
LocationCaribbean Sea
Coordinates18°19′48″N 64°48′26″W / 18.3300°N 64.8073°W / 18.3300; -64.8073Coordinates: 18°19′48″N 64°48′26″W / 18.3300°N 64.8073°W / 18.3300; -64.8073
Administration
Federal DepartmentU.S. Department of the Interior
Federal AgencyU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
CapitalWashington, D.C.
LargestNew York City
PresidentDonald John Trump

Steven Cay (sometimes spelled Steven May or Meeren Cay) is a small scrub-covered and rocky Caribbean island, about 28 feet high and situated 0.5 miles west of Cruz Bay on Saint John in the United States Virgin Islands.[1][2] It is a popular destination for snorkelers and scuba divers,[3].

Flora and fauna[edit]

Steven Cay waters feature coral reefs and sea fans, mountain corals, star corals, large quantities of angel- and triggerfish,[4] as well as lobsters, nurse sharks and pillar corals.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Griffes, Peter L. (2004). 2004 Atlantic Boating Almanac: Gulf of Mexico. ProStar Publications. Page 535. ISBN 9781577855125.
  2. ^ Potter, Susanna Henighan (2013). Virgin Islands. Avalon Travel. Page 93. ISBN 9781612383682.
  3. ^ Porter, Darwin and Danforth Prince (2006). Caribbean For Dummies. John Wiley & Sons. Page 492. ISBN 9780471962519.
  4. ^ Pariser, Harry S. (1994). Adventure Guide to the Virgin Islands. Hunter Pub Incorporated. Page 112. ISBN 9781556505973.
  5. ^ Larsen, Larry (1991). Fish & Dive the Caribbean V1: A Candid Destination Guide From Cancun to the British Islands, Book 1. Derrydale Press. Page 157. ISBN 9781461698838.