Dominica is an independent island nation located in the central part of the Lesser Antilles, the curving chain of islands at the eastern end of the Caribbean Sea. It is not so well known as its two French neighbors, Guadeloupe to the north and Martinique to the south. The island has an area of about 750 km2 (290 mi2) and a population of about 75,000. Although settled initially by France, Dominica became a British colony in 1763. It has been independent since 1978. English is the official language, but French is also spoken.
Most of the lighthouses of the Lesser Antilles are poorly known, so information about them would be welcome, and photos are especially welcome.
Admiralty numbers are from volume J of the Admiralty List of Lights & Fog Signals. U.S. NGA List numbers are from Publication 110.
Scott's Head Light, January 2007
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Adjoining pages: North: Guadeloupe | South: Martinique
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Posted December 7, 2010. Checked and revised October 31, 2012. Lighthouses: 1. Site copyright 2012 Russ Rowlett and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.