Caribbean water resource region facts for kids
The Caribbean region, which is listed with a 2-digit hydrologic unit code (HUC) of 21, has an approximate size of 3,582 square miles (9,280 square kilometers), and consists of 3 subregions, which are listed with the 4-digit HUCs 2101 through 2103. This region includes the drainage within: (a) the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; (b) the Virgin Islands of the United States; and (c) other United States Caribbean outlying areas. Includes Caribbean land areas over which the United States has some degree of interest, jurisdiction, or sovereignty.
List of water resource subregions
|Subregion HUC||Subregion Name||Subregion Description||Subregion Location||Subregion Size||Subregion Map|
|2101||Puerto Rico subregion||The drainage and associated waters within the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.||Puerto Rico||3,480 sq mi (9,000 km2)|
|2102||Virgin Islands subregion||The drainage and associated waters within the Virgin Islands of the United States.||U.S. Virgin Islands||133 sq mi (340 km2)|
|2103||Caribbean Outlying Areas subregion||The drainage and associated waters within the Canal Zone, Navassa Island, and Rancador and Serrana Banks.||Canal Zone, Navassa Island, and Rancador and Serrana Banks.||650 sq mi (1,700 km2)|
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