Balast Key is the southermost point of land in the continental United States. It is also the only privately owned land within the boundaries of the Key West National Wildlife Refuge.
A large house on Ballast Key is reported to be prominent.
That is a wonderful island. How has it withstood during hurricanes etc. Does it have it's own fresh water source? Someone is very lucky and wealthy to have a home there. Just a dream for most of us. Beautiful!
Ballast Key est le point le plus méridional de terres dans la zone continentale des États-Unis. C'est aussi le seul terrain de propriété privée dans les limites de la National Wildlife Refuge Key West.
Une grande maison sur Ballast Key est remarquable.
The Marquesas Keys (not to be confused with the Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean) form an uninhabited island group about 30 miles (50 km) west of Key West, 4 miles (6 km) in diameter, and overgrown by mangrove. They are protected as part of the Key ...
As I heard the story, Woman Key got its name from a group of prostitutes who washed ashore on the key after a Spanish ship went down in a storm. The sailors apparently ended up on another island, which is named Man Key.Today, Woman Key is a nature preserve, part of the Key West National Wildlife ...
Boca Chica Key is an island in the lower Florida Keys approximately 3 miles east of the island of Key West. Its name is Spanish for "small mouth", (not "girl mouth" as many assume, since chica used as an adjective in Spanish means small).It is mainly composed of salt marshes (mangroves) ...
Boca Grande Key is located in the Outlying Islands of the Florida Keys, it is the largest and westernmost of the Mule Keys that are 9 miles (15 km) west of Key West.Well protected and uninhabited Boca Grande is the first natural harbor after leaving Key West.
West Channel, a passage leading W from Key West between the keys and outer reefs, is deep but unmarked. It is used by shrimp boats and small craft bound toward the Dry Tortugas. Local knowledge is advised for safe passage.