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Île Saint-Joseph

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Île Saint-Joseph is part of the Prison Island Swims (or the Triple Break or Triple Crown of Prison Island Swims that were nominated for the 2016 WOWSA Awards, a recognition of outstanding men, women, performances and offerings around the globe sponsored by the World Open Water Swimming Association in the category of World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year

Île Saint-Joseph (Saint Joseph Island or Île St Joseph) is the southernmost island of the three Iles du Salut in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of French Guiana. Twenty hectares in size, it is the middle in size. During the period when the islands were used as a penal colony, the island was reserved for solitary confinement. At an elevation of 30 meters, it is also the lowest island of the group. Most of the island is covered with dense vegetation.

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Île Saint-Joseph is part of the Prison Island Swims.

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