Six fun facts about the Cayman Islands you probably didn’t know

Ama Nunoo July 31, 2020
The Cayman Islands – home to 100,000 companies and the £8.50 ...
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They are not Islands

Yes! The Cayman Islands in fact are not islands at all. Together they form part of a Cayman Ridge that is over 7,500 m high. It could be likened to the size of a very large mountain in the Himalayas sprouting from the ocean’s floor.

Nonetheless, all three islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman are very flat and the highest point above sea level is just 46.6m at the east end of Cayman Brac.

Last Edited by:Kent Mensah Updated: July 31, 2020


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