Mudjin Harbour, a
half-moon cave and a picturesque beach that juts out from the
land to link up with an offshore Cay is a most dramatic feature.
The huge limestone caves feature stalactites, stalagmites, bats,
owls and salt lakes that link up with the sea, and are considered
to be one of the most extensive cave systems in the region. There
also the remains of huge Lucayan Indian settlements. One site
excavated near Armstrong Pond in 1978 contains a Lucayan ball
court, unknown elsewhere in the Lucayan islands. Artifacts recovered
from the caves suggest that they were used either as shelter
or sacred places. Middle Caicos also contains ruins of Loyalist
plantations. A Frigate Bird colony resides on a cay Just offshore.
A large blue hole just offshore in shallow water features an
abundant variety of marine life. The island's Northwest Point
is a combination of beautiful inlets, marshes, mangroves and
in land ponds which serve as a haven for birdlife.
the largest of the islands Middle Caicos is 48 square miles of
natural beauty. There are 3 settlements on the island, Conch Bar,
Bambarra and Lorimers and there is a population of 275. The
coastline around Middle Caicos is more dramatic than that of the
other islands, to the north there are Limestone cliffs with long
sandy beaches. The south is dominated by swampland and tidal flats
which almost covers half the island. Rain is plentiful on Middle
Caicos, which is why the island is so green and ideal for agriculture.
Middle Caicos is home to the largest caves in all Turks and Caicos
at Conch Bar. There are 2 small but comfortable accommodations.
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