St. Thomas is known for having one long ridge of hills running east and west through the center of the island with smaller ridges branching off from the center. St. Thomas, thirteen miles long by four miles wide, encompasses a little over 31 square miles. The highest point is Crown Mountain at 1,556 feet. St. Thomas has a beautiful natural harbor and many protected bays. There are relatively no flat areas on St. Thomas. St. Thomas →
St. John is located about 4 miles from St. Thomas’ east end. It has hills and valleys and relatively few flat areas. St. John encompasses 20 square miles of beautiful scenery. The island is 7 miles long by 3 miles wide. The highest point is Bordeaux Mountain at 1,277 feet. The island’s coastal areas have many fine protected bays. A natural harbor is found in Coral Bay, however Cruz Bay is the main town and ‘harbor’. More than two thirds of the island is protected by the National Park Service. St. John →
Water Island is the smallest populated island of USVI group. It is only 491.5 acres in size. Water Island is 2½ miles long and ½ to 1 mile wide. The island has an irregular shape with many bays and peninsulas. The highest Point is 300 feet above sea level. It is located just half a mile from St. Thomas’ south side. Water Island →
GUIDE MAP OF THE USVI
Durable, Water-proof Paper Map
The map shows paved and dirt roads, trails, anchorages, points of interest, ruins and lodgings. Snorkeling sites are labeled. Virgins Islands' facts, history and weather are included; as well as an identification chart for fish and reef creatures.