Mona Island

Mona Island,

Puerto Rico: see under Mona PassageMona Passage
, strait, c.80 mi (130 km) wide, between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Connecting the N Atlantic Ocean with the Caribbean Sea, it is a favored shipping lane, but its waters are treacherous for small craft.
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chloroptera) found formerly on Mona Island and "possibly on Puerto Rico" (Forshaw and Cooper 1977:387).
Puerto Rico: River thrills flourish in Puerto Rico, from world-class surfing at Rincon where the waves reach up to 35 feet to peaceful scuba diving, particularly around Mona Island, Desecheo Island and Vieques.
The flight traversed the Mona Passage between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic--a dangerous area known for drug drops and passage of undocumented migrants trying to reach Puerto Rico's Mona Island.
Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that the migrants were transported from Mona Island to the U.
Mona Island bursts out of the Atlantic Ocean, tall and clean and straight on her sides like a can of soup.
Navy in January of 1943 serving aboard the USS Mona Island in the Asiatic Pacific theatre during World War II.
by flying to the Dominican Republic and traveling 40 miles by boat to Mona Island.
Another spot worth noting is Mona Island, off the west coast of Puerto Rico, known as the Galapogos of the Caribbean.
On isolated Mona Island, between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, hunters and conservationists are joining forces to save the rhinoceros iguana (Cyclura cornuta stejnegeri).
Mona Island, an uninhabited island between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, is bounded by cliffs that rise 200 feet (60 m) from the sea to a plateau covered with subtropical dry forest.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Customs Service today announced the collision of two of its aircraft, one of which crashed into the waters off Puerto Rico near Mona Island resulting in the death of at least one pilot.
On the night of February 15, 1985, ata few minutes past midnight, all hell broke loose on Mona Island, the last sanctuary of one of the world's most endangered sea turtles.