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West Indies

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Comprises groups of over 1,200 islands extending 2,000 miles, located between SE North America & N South America, separating the Caribbean Sea from Atlantic Ocean; most of the islands are volcanic or coral; most formerly were colonies of Britain, the Netherlands, Spain or France; it generally includes the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles, & the Bahama Islands.

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