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Meig's Key (Biscayne NP)

Meig's Key (Biscayne NP)

Characteristics

Description

Meig's Key is a small island north of the upper Florida
Keys in Biscayne National Park.

It is located in southern Biscayne
Bay, just north of Old Rhodes Key and Totten
Key, just southeast off the southern tip of Elliott
Key, and due south of Adams
Key.
It is on the south side of Caesar Creek, the creek that separates Elliott and Old Rhodes Keys.

19/04/2010
Update
Joëlle
Key Meig est une petite
île au nord de la partie supérieure des Florida Keys dans le Parc national de
Biscayne.

Elle est  est située dans le sud de la baie de
Biscayne, juste au nord de Old Rhodes Key et Key Totten, au sud-est au large de la pointe sud de Key Elliott, et au sud de Key Adams.
Elle est sur le côté sud de César Creek, le ruisseau qui sépare
Elliott et Old Rhodes Keys.

17/04/2012
Update
JB
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Elliot Key (Florida)

3.2nm
28°
Elliott Key is the northernmost of the true Florida
Keys (those 'keys' which are ancient coral reefs lifted above the present sea level), and the largest key north of Key
Largo. It is located entirely within Biscayne National Park.
It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to ...
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Old Rhodes Key (Biscayne NP)

1.5nm
191°
Old Rhodes Key is an island north of the upper Florida
Keys in Biscayne National Park.It is located just north of Broad Creek in the lower part of Biscayne
Bay.
19 Apr 10

Totten Key (Biscayne FP)

1.1nm
222°
Totten Key is an island north of the upper Florida
Keys in Biscayne National Park.It is located in southern Biscayne
Bay, just west of Old Rhodes Key.
It was probably named for General James E. Totten who was Chief of
Engineers for the U.S. Army. In 1848, Totten was in ...
19 Apr 10

Rubicon Keys (Biscayne NP)

0.5nm
276°
The Rubicon Keys are two small islands north of the upper Florida
Keys in Biscayne National Park.
They are located in southern Biscayne
Bay, just north of Old Rhodes Key and Totten
Key, and just east of the southern tip of Elliott
Key. They are on the south side of ...
18 Apr 10

Adams Key (Biscayne NP)

0.4nm
10°
Adams Key is a day use area only. There is a pavilion with picnic tables and barbecue grills close by. There is a short hiking trail north of the open grass area.
Bathrooms have saltwater toilets only. Fresh water is not available.
Overnight docking is not permitted.
Pets ...
18 Apr 10

Caesar's Rock (Biscayne NP)

0nm
96°
Caesar Rock is a small island north of the upper Florida Keys in Biscayne National Park.It is located in southern Biscayne Bay, just north of Old Rhodes Key and Totten Key, just southeast off the southern tip of Elliott
Key, and due south of Adams Key. It is in the middle of Caesar ...
27 Apr 12

Porgy Key (Biscayne NP)

0.2nm
210°
Porgy Key is a small island north of the upper Florida
Keys in Biscayne National Park.
It is located in southern Biscayne
Bay, just north of Old Rhodes Key and Totten
Key, just southeast of the southern tip of Elliott
Key, and in between Old Rhodes and Reid
Keys. ...
17 Apr 12

Reid Key (Biscayne NP)

0.3nm
259°
Reid Key is a small island north of the upper Florida
Keys in Biscayne National Park.
It is located in southern Biscayne
Bay, just north of Old Rhodes Key and Totten
Key, just east of the southern tip of Elliott
Key, and in between the Rubicon
Keys and Porgy Key. ...
18 Apr 10

Caesar Creek anchorage (Biscayne NP)

0.3nm
281°
Located on the narrow stream lying off the southwesterly banks of Caesar Creek between Reid and Rubicon Keys.Minimum depth: 4' in entrance channel, must navigate an unmarked channel from Caesar Creek to reach anchorage, but 8' depth in the anchorage itself.
Good shelter.
20 Apr 10

Key Biscayne (Miami)

18nm
11°
Key Biscayne is an island located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, between the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne
Bay. It is the southernmost of the barrier islands along the Atlantic coast of Florida, and lies south of Miami Beach and southeast of Miami. The Key is connected ...
18 Apr 12

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (Key Largo)

16nm
202°
The first underwater park in the U.S., John Pennekamp Coral Reef State
Park encompasses approximately 70 nautical square miles.
It is the coral reefs and their associated marine life that bring most visitors to the park.
Many enjoy the view of the reef from a glass-bottom ...
31 Mar 10

Elliot Key Harbor (Biscayne NP)

4.1nm
29°
The entrance at Elliott Key harbor is approximately 2 ½ feet at low tide. Low tide is calculated by adding three hours and twenty-five minutes to the low tide at Miami's Government Cut. High tide is calculated by adding two hours and twenty-eight minutes to the high tide at Government ...
18 Apr 10
Local Area

Biscayne National Park (Florida)

Biscayne National Park, a protected area, is between Mile
1097.0 and Mile 1119.2. The National Park Service has established an anchorage area off the northern end of Elliott Key, opposite Mile
1110.0. The anchorage is marked by buoys. A park ranger is stationed at
Elliott ...
18 Apr 10

The Keys ( Florida)

The Florida Keys are a chain-like cluster of about 1700 islands in the southeast United States. They begin at the southeastern tip of the Florida peninsula, about 15 miles (24 km) south of Miami, and extend in a gentle arc south-southwest and then westward to Key West, the ...
7 Apr 12

West Florida

The coast, for nearly 115 miles, from Key West to San Carlos Bay is low, sandy, and generally wooded. Innumerable small islands and keys, interlaced by many small rivers and bayous, make up Everglades National Park and the Ten Thousand Islands. From San Carlos Bay N to Tampa Bay the ...
6 Apr 12

Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico is the ninth largest body of water in the world. The shape of its basin is roughly oval and approximately 810 nautical miles (1,500 km) wide and filled with sedimentary rocks and debris. Tidal ranges are extremely small due to the narrow connection with the ocean. Considered ...
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NW Atlantic Ocean

Entre le Groenland et la mer du Nord, l'Atlantique est séparé de l'Océan Arctique par le seuil de Wyville-, zone relativement peu profonde (entre 300 et 1250 m) et de laquelle émerge l'Islande.
Au Nord, c'est-à-dire déjà dans l'océan Arctique, on trouve le bassin de Norvège, ...
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Elliot Key (Florida)

Elliott Key is the northernmost of the true Florida
Keys (those 'keys' which are ancient coral reefs lifted above the present sea level), and the largest key north of Key
Largo. It is located entirely within Biscayne National Park.
It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to ...
18 Apr 10
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