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Boca Chica Key is located in Florida
Boca Chica Key
Boca Chica Key
Location in Florida
Boca Chica Key is located in Caribbean
Boca Chica Key
Boca Chica Key
Location in Caribbean
Location Gulf of Mexico
Coordinates 24°34′39″N 81°41′36″W / 24.5774°N 81.6933°W / 24.5774; -81.6933
Archipelago Florida Keys
Adjacent bodies of water Florida Straits
State Florida
County Monroe

Boca Chica Key is an island in the lower Florida Keys, about a mile east of the island of Key West at its closest point. Its name is Spanish for "small mouth". It is mostly covered by salt marshes and mangrove trees, and is the home of the largest Naval Air Station (NAS Key West) in south Florida. U.S. 1, the Overseas Highway, crosses the key at approximately mile markers 6.5—8, east of Key West., near the NAS and Boca Chica Beach (aka Geiger Beach) on Boca Chica Road.

Boca Chica Key as seen from the northwest. Several structures of NAS Key West can be seen.
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