Long Island BAH - Bahamas

Long Island is an island in the Bahamas that is split by the Tropic of Cancer. Its capital is Clarence Town. Known as the most scenic island in the Bahamas, the northeast side of the island is noted for its steep rocky headlands, while the southwest coast is noted for its broad white beaches with soft sand. It is also noted for its caves, which have played a major role in the island's history. Dean's Blue Hole, located west of Clarence Town, is the world's deepest underwater sinkhole, dropping to a depth of about 200 meters, making it more than double the depth of most other large holes. Clarence Town has a population of approximately 350 people. It has a marina, two restaurants as well as the government dock where the mail boat docks on a weekly basis Long Island is surrounded by small bays and inlets, including the large New Found Harbor west of Deadman's Cay. There are also smaller islands off-shore, including Sandy Cay. Calabash Bay is a an anchorage surrounded by lush tropical scenery.