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Science In Your Backyard: Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands


    Caribbean Water Science Center
    651 Federal Drive, Suite 400-15
    Guaynabo, PR 00965
    Phone: (787) 749-4346
    Fax: (787) 749-4462
    Office hours: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Atlantic Time

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: AL, FL, GA, MS, PR, VI, Gulf Coast)

    U.S. Geological Survey
    Florida Mapping Partnership Office
    2010 Levy Avenue
    Tallahassee, FL 32310
    Phone: (850) 727-0496

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Puerto Rico State Facts

Image of Puerto Rico with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: San Juan(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Highest Point:
Cerro de Punta at 4,390 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Ponce District
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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