West Dog Island

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West Dog Island
West Dog Island is located in British Virgin Islands
West Dog Island
West Dog Island
The location of West Dog Island within the British Virgin Islands
West Dog Island is located in Caribbean
West Dog Island
West Dog Island
West Dog Island (Caribbean)
Geography
LocationCaribbean Sea
Coordinates18°28′59″N 64°28′21″W / 18.4831°N 64.4725°W / 18.4831; -64.4725Coordinates: 18°28′59″N 64°28′21″W / 18.4831°N 64.4725°W / 18.4831; -64.4725
ArchipelagoVirgin Islands
Administration
United Kingdom
British Overseas TerritoryBritish Virgin Islands
Demographics
Population0
Additional information
Time zone
ISO codeVG

West Dog Island is an uninhabited islet of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. It is located in a smaller sub-group of islands referred to as the Dog Islands, or more commonly, "The Dogs". Other islets in The Dogs include Little Seal Dog Island, East Seal Dog Island and George Dog Island, all of which are to the northwest of Virgin Gorda.

The island provides habitat for the crested anole (Anolis cristatellus wileyae), and the big-scaled least gecko (Sphaerodactylus macrolepis macrolepis).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 54. OCLC 45726059.