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Monos is an island in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It is one of the "Bocas Islands", which lie in the Bocas del Dragón (Dragons' Mouth) between Trinidad and Venezuela. It is so named as the island was once home to noisy red howler monkeys ("monos" being the Spanish term for monkeys).

Monos
Nickname: Monkey Island
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Monos (between Chacachacare and the Trinidadian mainland)
Geography
ArchipelagoMonos, Gulf of Paria
Highest elevation1,165 ft (355.1 m)
Administration
Trinidad and Tobago
RegionDiego Martin
CityChaguaramas

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ReferencesEdit

  • Anthony, Michael (2001). Historical Dictionary of Trinidad and Tobago. Scarecrow Press, Inc. Lanham, Md., and London. ISBN 0-8108-3173-2.

Coordinates: 10°41′N 61°41′W / 10.683°N 61.683°W / 10.683; -61.683