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Crooked Island

Description: Crooked Island is a high island, covering a land area of 218 square kilometers, but only has a population of 428. It forms the northwest edge of the atoll system that also included Acklins Island.

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Acklins and Crooked Islands. Crooked Island (at right in photo) and Acklins (at bottom) are both situated on the same platform. The shallow water Bight of Acklins, appearing as light blue, occupies the center of the platform. (23N, 74W).
Date Taken: August 1984
NASA Photo ID: STS41D-34-068

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Principle Inland Blue Holes

    Gordon Bluff Cave
    McKays Hill Cave

Anchialine Fauna of Crooked Island
Anchialine Fauna of Crooked Island

Subphylum Crustacea (crustaceans)
Subclass Copepoda (copepods)
    • Lipomelum heteromelum Fiers, 1986
    • Esola logicaudata Edwards, 1891


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