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Lesser Antilles

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointLa Soufrière (1467 m/4813 ft)
CountriesGuadeloupe (27%), Martinique (18%), Dominica (12%), Saint Lucia (10%), Antigua and Barbuda (7%), Barbados (7%), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (6%), Grenada (5%), Saint Kitts and Nevis (4%), Montserrat (1%), Saint Martin (1%), Anguilla (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area6,166 sq km / 2,381 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent699 km / 434 mi North-South
410 km / 255 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long16° 14' N; 61° 29' W
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Map of Lesser Antilles
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Lesser Antilles.
Caribbean AreaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Northeast West IndiesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         CubaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         JamaicaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         HispaniolaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Puerto Rico and Virgin IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         South Coastal CaribbeanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Lesser AntillesLevel 3



Major Peaks of the Lesser Antilles

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.La Soufrière14674813 
2.Morne Diablotins14474747 
3.L'Echelle13974583 
4.Montagne Pelée13954577 
5.Morne Trois Pitons13804528 
6.La Soufrière12344049 
7.Pitons du Carbet11973927 
8.Mount Misery11563793 
9.Richmond Peak10743524 
10.Nevis Peak9853232 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Lesser Antilles

Mount Misery
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Mount Liamuiga (middle tooth) seen from the southwest, across from Palmetto Bay (2010-02-12). Photo by Gabriel Couët.
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Nevis Peak
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Nevis Peak, seen from the coast in Charlestown (2010-02-09). Photo by Gabriel Couët.
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Mount Gimie
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The summit of Mount Gimie is the peak farthest left. Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Mount Scenery
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The island of Saba and its summit, Mount Scenery, seen from the hills of Île Fourchue, northwest of St. Barthélémy (2010-02-06). Photo by Gabriel Couët.
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Gros Piton
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Petit Piton from about halfway up Gros Piton (2012-06-06). Photo by Tom Owen.
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Petit Piton

The pinnacle of Petite Piton on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia (2004). Photo by William Musser.
Mazinga
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Mazinga, St. Eustatius's summit, seen from the middle of the channel separating it from St. Kitts (2010-02-12). Photo by Gabriel Couët.
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