- Established: 1977.
- Acres: 14.
- Location: The island is directly off the north coast of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Administered under Caribbean Islands NWR office.
- Outcrops of lava, tuffs and bressias are prominent geologic features.
- To maintain the natural island ecosystem, protecting the endangered St. Croix ground lizard and colonial nesting birds.
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