The Caribbean islands, consisting of the solid ground on the north and thus the Caribees on the south and east (including the Leeward Antilles), unit a region of the somewhat larger solid ground grouping, that collectively includes the Lucayan land (comprising the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands).
Situated totally on the Caribbean Plate, the region contains over 700 islands, islets, reefs and cays. These islands sometimes kind island arcs that delineate the japanese and northern edges of the ocean.
Map of Caribbean Islands
Regional Maps: Map of North America, World Map
Islands Map Location