Lesser Antilles

The Lesser Antilles are an archipelago in the southeastern , forming a barrier between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. These islands were the first part of the New World to be settled and colonized by Europeans.

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is a nation consisting primarily of two , and , just off the northeastern coast of .

The are a self-governing overseas territory in the just to the north-east of the .

is an island in the region, but which lies out in the Atlantic many miles east of the Caribbean Sea.

St. Thomas is in the . Even though it's only 32 square miles, St.


The constitute an unincorporated organized territory of the between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of .

are a pair of tropical islands in the , about one-third of the way from to .

is a group of three larger islands (Grenada, , and ) and several tiny islands in the .

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is an island in the Caribbean that is split between the French collectivity of Saint-Martin and the Dutch territory of Sint Maarten.

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is a British Commonwealth country that is an island in the , off the coast of .

is a that is an overseas department of in the Caribbean Sea, north of and south of .

, known as Gwadloup in the local creole, and sometimes known as the Butterfly Island …

is a British Overseas Territory in the Sea, a few miles north of .

, known as "the Unspoiled Queen" due to the protection of its unique ecosystem, is a 13-km² volcanic island in the Leeward Islands.

The British Overseas Territory of is an island in the , south-east of .

is a French island in the among the Leeward Islands.

Lesser Antilles

  • Location: ,
  • Latitude of center: 13.25° or 13° 15' north
  • Longitude of center: -61.174° or 61° 10' 26.4" west

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