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Navassa Island: A Photographic Tour

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Navassa Location Map
Explore Navassa - Scuba
Diving Navassa's Coastal Waters - 21 photos
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A thin coating of coral and sea fans clings to the eroded rock of the island beneath the sea cliffs. Extending 60 -100 ft beneath the surface, the cliffs offer divers the opportunity to experience clear Caribbean water at its best. Visibility may be 150 ft or more and provides spectacular views of eroded boulders, caves, and walls.

The dives begin off the North Coast, and head counterclockwise around the island, finishing off at South Point.


Scuba Dive Locations: The locations covered by the dives are shown below.
photographic map of Navassa Island

Scuba - Photo Index
North Coast
    submarine cave
    seafloor
    seafloor
Northwest Point
    star coral
    elkhorn coral
    sea fans
    sponge on fans
    anchor
West Coast
    corals
    corals
    brain coral
    fans & coral
    sculpted rock
    filming rock
    anchor site
    sea cliff base
Lulu Bay
    star coral
South Point
    coral & urchin
    coral & fans
    jewfish
    school of fish

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