Cayman Islands Geography

What is the terrain and geography like in Cayman Islands?

Geography - note:

important location between Cuba and Central America

Climate:

tropical marine; warm, rainy summers (May to October) and cool, relatively dry winters (November to April)

Cayman Islands Use of Natural Resources

Cayman Islands Environment

Climate:

tropical marine; warm, rainy summers (May to October) and cool, relatively dry winters (November to April)

Terrain:

low-lying limestone base surrounded by coral reefs

Natural Resources:

fish, climate and beaches that foster tourism

Natural Hazards:

hurricanes (July to November)

Environmental Issues:

no natural fresh water resources; drinking water supplies must be met by rainwater catchments

Cayman Islands Geography

Geographic Location The Caribbean
Total Area 102 Square Miles
264 Square Kilometers
Land Area 102 Square Miles
264 Square Kilometers
Coastline 99 Miles
160 Kilometers
Geographic Coordinates 19 30 N, 80 30 W
Terrain low-lying limestone base surrounded by coral reefs
Highest Point 43 Meters
Highest Point Location The Bluff 43 m
Lowest Point Location Caribbean Sea 0 m
Natural Resources fish, climate and beaches that foster tourism
Time Zone UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
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