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[[Image:Sete_cidades_twin_lakes.JPG|350px|thumb|Sete Cidades twin lakes on [[São Miguel]], [[Azores]]]]
  
The '''islands of the Atlantic Ocean''' are not often dealt with as a whole. The most numerous group are the West Indies and their neighbors,  southeast of [[North America]], east of [[Central America]], and north of [[South America]].  Although part of the Atlantic, they form their own region: the '''[[Caribbean]]'''. The near-polar islands to the far north and south are classified here as [[islands of the Arctic Ocean]] and [[islands of the Southern Ocean|Southern Ocean]]. The remaining islands run intermittently from the southwestern tip of [[Europe]], across the equator, to the open waters of the South Atlantic.
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The '''islands of the Atlantic Ocean''' are not often dealt with as a whole.
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The most numerous group are the West Indies and their neighbors,  southeast of [[North America]], east of [[Central America]], and north of [[South America]].  Although part of the Atlantic, they form their own region: the '''[[Caribbean]]'''.
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The near-polar islands to the far north and south are classified here as [[islands of the Arctic Ocean]] and [[islands of the Southern Ocean|Southern Ocean]].
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The remaining islands run intermittently from the southwestern tip of [[Europe]], across the equator, to the open waters of the South Atlantic.
  
 
==Destinations==
 
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Revision as of 00:56, 13 June 2006

Sete Cidades twin lakes on São Miguel, Azores

The islands of the Atlantic Ocean are not often dealt with as a whole.

The most numerous group are the West Indies and their neighbors, southeast of North America, east of Central America, and north of South America. Although part of the Atlantic, they form their own region: the Caribbean.

The near-polar islands to the far north and south are classified here as islands of the Arctic Ocean and Southern Ocean.

The remaining islands run intermittently from the southwestern tip of Europe, across the equator, to the open waters of the South Atlantic.

Destinations

Northern hemisphere

Southern hemisphere

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