Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina - Geography - Island of San Andrés, Colombia - Cayos Del Este Sudeste (Courtown Cays, Cayos De E.S.E.)

Cayos Del Este Sudeste (Courtown Cays, Cayos De E.S.E.)

This atoll is 22 km east-south-east of San Andrés Island and 35 km northeast of Cayos de Alburquerque, at 12°24′N 81°28′W / 12.4°N 81.467°W / 12.4; -81.467 (Cayos del Este Sudeste). It is 14 km long and 4 km wide. There are a few sand cays in the southeast. The largest ones are Cayo del Este, Cayo Bolivar, West Cay, and Cayo Arena, none of which are higher than 2 metres. All cays are overgrown with palm trees and bushes, and surrounded by mangroves. There is a Colombian Navy lighthouse on Cayo Bolivar. The cays are regularly visited by fishermen from the Colombian mainland and San Andrés. There are two concrete buildings on Cayo Bolivar, and a few wooden huts on the other cays.

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