Lesser Antilles

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Synonyms for Lesser Antilles

a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies

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For the Caribbean region, a checklist of seed plants for the West Indies (Acevedo-Rodriguez & Strong, 2016) as well as for the Lesser Antilles (Broome et al.
Extrapolating from the preliminary pattern of genera and species distribution in Nevis, we can expect each island bank in the Lesser Antilles to harbor at least 1 new species in each of the 4 speciose genera.
A woman in a madras outfit, the traditional dress of several islands in the Lesser Antilles, stood neck-deep in blue ocean water.
Hofman's important essay examines the social and environmental forces that shaped the development of Saladoid peoples after centuries in the Lesser Antilles.
This book includes later chapters specifically on the traditional or customary British West Indies--the islands of the Lesser Antilles and Jamaica.
The English had begun to settle the most easterly of the Lesser Antilles in the 1620s and began to raise a variety of crops: tobacco, cotton, and high-value groceries such as ginger.
That depression was centered about 1,682 kilometers east of the Lesser Antilles and was moving north-northwest near 11 kph.
Erika left the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica in shambles after a direct hit there on Thursday as the storm raked the Lesser Antilles.
A direct eight-hour flight from London, Barbados is part of the Lesser Antilles and it's not a big place - 21 miles long and up to 14 miles wide.
6) in the Grenadines chain, Lesser Antilles, was serendipitous.
The second tropical system of the season formed far east of the Lesser Antilles island chain Monday, the National Hurricane Center's website shows.
Located amongst the eastern Lesser Antilles islands, Antigua is one of the Caribbean's more popular destinations - and at just 108 square miles, it can get pretty busy in peak season when hundreds of cruise ship daytrippers descend upon the island's capital, St.
New York (AirGuide Features - Inside Air Travel) Tue, Feb 25, 2014 - Barbados sits quietly on the southern corner of the Lesser Antilles and is in fact the easternmost island in the Caribbean.
New York (CruiseGuide Cruising & Travel News) Tue, Feb 25, 2014 - Barbados sits quietly on the southern corner of the Lesser Antilles and is in fact the easternmost island in the Caribbean.
Among their topics are the geological and tectonic setting of the Lesser Antilles island-arcs, the faulting and uplift of Dominica, seismo-thermal zones and a reassessment of volcanic hazards, mineral chemistry, and the geochemistry of the volcanic rocks of Dominica.