Where Are the West Indies Located?

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The West Indies are composed of a large group of islands that fall between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. They comprise three main island groups, that is, the Bahamas (north), the Greater Antilles (central) and the Lesser Antilles (southeast).
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The West Indies are situated largely on the Caribbean Plate. The region comprises of more than 7,000 islands, islets, reefs, and cays. These islands, called the West Indies, generally form island arcs that delineate the eastern and northern edges of the Caribbean Sea.
The West Indies is located South East of the Gulf of Mexico and North America, East of Central America and North of South America.
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