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 . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

are two that form a country that lies between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of , off the coast of . Photo: Z dead, CC BY 2.0.

is a group of three larger islands and several tiny islands in the . Photo: Dirk.heldmaier, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Should not be confused with the nation of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


is an island nation in the , north of . Photo: Nikonian, CC BY 3.0.

are a pair of tropical islands in the , about one-third of the way from to . Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a that is an overseas department of in the Caribbean Sea, north of St. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is an island in the region, but which lies out in the Atlantic many miles east of the Caribbean Sea. Photo: ben124, CC BY 2.0.

is an island nation in the . It is called the "Helen of the West Indies". Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The constitute an unincorporated organized territory of the between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of . Photo: Fred Hsu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, known as Gwadloup in the local creole, and sometimes known as the Butterfly Island… Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The are a self-governing overseas territory in the just to the north-east of the . Photo: Jackie, CC BY 2.0.

is an island in the Caribbean that is split between the French collectivity of and the Dutch territory of Sint Maarten. Photo: UpstateNYer, CC BY 3.0.

is a French island in the among the Leeward Islands. Photo: Starus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a British overseas territory in the . Photo: onj, CC BY 3.0.

The British Overseas Territory of is an island in the , south-east of . Photo: Pat Hawks, CC BY 3.0.

, locally known as Statia, is a small Dutch island in the . Photo: Whellebrand, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, known as "the Unspoiled Queen" due to the protection of its unique ecosystem, is a 13-km² volcanic island in the Leeward Islands. Photo: Radioflux, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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