Lesser Antilles facts for kids
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Location within the Caribbean.
|• Total||13,012 km2 (5,024 sq mi)|
|• Density||287.092/km2 (743.564/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−4 (AST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−3 (ADT)|
The Lesser Antilles (also known as the Caribbees) are a group of islands between the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea and the western Atlantic Ocean. They are east and south of the Greater Antilles. Some of the islands are also just off the northern coast of South America.
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Trunk Bay, United States Virgin Islands
View of southern tip of Dominica
Pigeon Point, Trinidad and Tobago
Beach at the Anse de Grande Saline on St. Barthelemy, French Antilles
Los Roques Archipelago, Federal Dependencies of Venezuela in the Leeward Antilles
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