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San Salvador

Description: San Salvador is 20 km long by about 10 km wide. The island is relatively high with a maximum elevation of 46 m. Much of the interior of the island is made up of lakes.

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San Salvador Island. (24.0 N, 74.5 W) Lakes appear as lighter colored areas on the island.
Date Taken: 9 March 1994
NASA Photo ID: STS062-83-113

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Principle Inland Blue Holes

    Lighthouse Cave
    Major's Cave

Anchialine Fauna of San Salvador

Phylum Porifera (sponges)
Phylum Arthropoda (arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (crustaceans)
Subclass Copepoda (copepods)
    • Echinolaophonte horrida Fiers, 1986
    • Paralaophonte echinate Fiers, 1986
Subclass Ostracoda (ostracods)
Order Decapoda (decapods)
Infraorder Caridea (shrimp)
Order Isopoda (isopods, pill bugs)
    • Neostenetroides stocki Carpenter & Magniez, 1982
Class Remipedia (remipedes)


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