Lesser Antilles

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Location of the Lesser Antilles (green) in comparison to the rest of the Caribbean.

The Lesser Antilles (also known as the Caribbees[1]) are a group of islands between the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea and the western Atlantic Ocean, while some of the islands are also just off the northern coast of South America.

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  1. "West Indies." Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, 3rd ed. 2001. (ISBN 0-87779-546-0) Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster Inc., p. 1298.