Caribbean islands on world map. Of those 13 are independent island countries shown in red on the map and some are dependencies or overseas territories of other nations. Map of caribbean and travel information about caribbean brought to you by lonely planet. Google earth is a free program from google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of caribbean islands and the rest of the world in fantastic detail. Explore caribbean islands using google earth.
The virgin islands an organized unincorporated territory of the united states were originally settled by the ciboney carib and arawaks peoples. The windward islands are situated at the foot of the caribbean sea and are a section of a line of fragmented land masses known as the caribbean lesser antilles. The caribbean is a crescent shaped group of islands more than 2000 miles 3200 km long separating the gulf of mexico and the caribbean sea to the west and south from the atlantic ocean to the east and north. The caribbean islands is a massive archipelago located in the caribbean sea that can be subdivided into a few different regions.
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