Elbow Cay is a six-mile long cay in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas. Originally populated by British loyalists fleeing the newly independent United States of America in 1785, it has survived on fishing, boat building, and salvage. Its main village of Hope Town surrounds a protected harbor with a noted red and white striped 120 ft (36m) lighthouse built in 1863.
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... Cay Sal Bank (Spanish Placer de los Roques) is the third largest (after Great Bahama Bank and Little Bahama Bank) and the westernmost of the Bahama Banks ... the next closest islands of the Bahamas, is 145 km east of Cay Sal Bank ... Cay Sal Bank is an atoll of roughly triangular shape, with a base along the south rim of 105 km, and a width of 66 km north-south, with islets along its rim, except along the south ...
... Elbow Cay The red and white striped lighthouse in Hope Town is a noted local landmark ... Location Elbow Cay, port of Hope Town Coordinates 26°32′22″N 76°57′32″W / 26.539421°N 76.958840°W / 26.539421 -76.958840Coordinates 26°32′22″N 76°57′32″W ...
... There are two sand cays North East Cay and South West Cay ... North East Cay (21°38'S ... It is a small sand cay lying near the Northern extremity of Saumarez Reefs ...
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