Great Thatch Island

Great Thatch is an uninhabited island of the in the . It is one of the westernmost islands in the Territory. It is believed to take its name from the famous pirate, Edward Teach, although there is little evidence Blackbeard ever sailed in the Virgin Islands.

Landmarks in the Area

Island
Little Thatch is a privately owned island of the in the , upon which a resort has been built. is situated 1½ miles east of Great Thatch Island.

Island
Whistling Cay is a 19-acre islet, situated 300 yards west of Mary Point on Saint John in the . is situated 1½ miles southwest of Great Thatch Island.

Islet
Cinnamon Cay is a cay in the , situated approximately 0.7 miles east of in the Cinnamon Bay, and 100 yards from the shore at Cinnamon Bay Beach on Saint John island. is situated 2½ miles southwest of Great Thatch Island.

Island
Frenchman's Cay is an island of the in the . is situated 2½ miles east of Great Thatch Island.

Localities in the Area

Hamlet
Coral Bay is a town and a sub-district on the island of St. is situated 3 miles southeast of Great Thatch Island. Photo: Bonus Onus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands is the main town on the island of Saint John in the . is situated 5 miles southwest of Great Thatch Island. Photo: Fred Hsu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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