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Research and Preservation

virtual model

Virtual image of ruins in Virgin Islands National Park

University of Maine

Three-dimensional Virtual Modelling of Historic Structures in Virgin Islands National Park
Viewers can study a three-dimensional computer model of ruins at Leinster Bay from all perspectives.

Virgin Islands Archeology Blog
Stay up to date on the Park's current research and preservation projects.

Hassel Island preservation documented by St. Thomas Historical Trust

Did You Know?

view of mangrove trees with their distinctive aireal roots along the shoreline.

The mangrove forests found along the coastline in some bays serve as nursery habitats for juvenile fish. These beautiful trees with aerial roots provide filtration of the runoff and reduce the amount of sediment reaching the ocean. The Red Mangrove is one of several species found in the Park.