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Pumpkin Key (Key Largo)

Pumpkin Key (Key Largo)

Characteristics

Description

Located in Card Sound, at Key Largo western, Pumpkin key is shaped much like the orange gourd. It's a small private key.
It's not a great destination but it can offer shelter for the night.
13/04/2010
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Joëlle
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21/05/2016
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Située dans Card Sound, à l'W de Key Largo et à l'extrême S de Bicayne Bay, Pumpkin key a la forme d'une gourde. C'est une petite île privée, a la forme d'une gourde.
Ce n'est pas un secteur particulièrement intéressant mais cet îlot peut offrir un abri pour la nuit.
13/04/2010
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Joëlle
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Elliot Key (Florida)

8.4nm
35°
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

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (Key Largo)

11nm
194°
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

NE Pumpkin Key anchorage (Key Largo)

0.1nm
58°
Located off the northeastern shores of Pumpkin Key, which is itself located on the eastern shores of Card Sound, west of Snapper Point and south of Angelfish Creek.Minimum depth: 7 feet, but you must successfully by pass a charted but unmarked underwater rock to maintain these soundings.
Good ...
16 Apr 12

S Pumpkin Key anchorage (Key Largo)

0.1nm
189°
Located off the southern shores of Pumpkin Key, which is itself located on the eastern shores of Card Sound, west of Snapper Point and south of Angelfish Creek.
Minimum depth - 7 feet
Shelter: good, but open to southern and southwestern winds.
16 Apr 12

W Pumpkin Key anchorage (Key Largo)

0.1nm
277°
Located off the western shores of Pumpkin Key, which is itself located on the eastern shores of Card Sound, west of
Snapper Point and south of Angelfish Creek.
Minimum depth: 7 feet
Shelter: fair, open to southern, western, northern, northwestern and southwestern winds
16 Apr 12

Old Rhodes Key (Biscayne NP)

3.9nm
50°
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

E Card Sound anchorage (Key Largo)

1.6nm
207°
 Located off the eastern banks of Card Sound, southwest of Wednesday Point. Mimimum Depth: 6 to 9 feet.
Shelter open to N, W, NW and SW winds.
16 Apr 12

Totten Key (Biscayne FP)

4nm
38°
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)

4.9nm
33°
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

Porgy Key (Biscayne NP)

4.9nm
40°
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)

4.9nm
36°
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

White Bank Dry Rocks (Key largo)

12nm
181°
Key Largo
Dry Rocks lies within the boundaries of the previous Key
Largo National Marine Sanctuary.Key Largo Dry Rocks is located seaward of White Banks and extends to an approximate depth of 30 feet. Dry Rocks SPA covers an area of approximately 0.05nm2, or about 16ha, and ...
1 Apr 10
Local Area

Key Largo (Florida Keys)

Key Largo is the longest, largest and easternmost island of the Florida
Keys chain, South of Miami. To the north lies Florida Bay and to the south are the Florida Straits and the Atlantic Ocean.
There are no soft sand beaches. A large portion of the upper part of Key Largo is ...
20 Aug 14

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 ...
6 Apr 12

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, ...
19 Mar 15

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (Key Largo)

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
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