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Shark Key
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Aerial view of Shark Key, July 1988
Shark Key is located in Florida
Shark Key
Shark Key
Location in Florida
Shark Key is located in Caribbean
Shark Key
Shark Key
Location in Caribbean
Location Gulf of Mexico
Coordinates 24°36′23″N 81°38′52″W / 24.606503°N 81.647859°W / 24.606503; -81.647859
Archipelago Florida Keys
Adjacent bodies of water Florida Straits
State Florida
County Monroe

Shark Key is an island in the lower Florida Keys about 7 miles east of Key West.

It is located north of, and connected to, U.S. 1 (or the Overseas Highway) at approximately mile marker 11.5, between the Saddlebunch Keys and Big Coppitt Key. It is part of the census-designated place of Big Coppitt Key, Florida.

Its earlier name was Stark Key.

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