Turks & Caicos Islands #33 (1913)

Turks & Caicos Islands #33 (1913)

The Turks and Caicos Islands, or TCI for short, are a British Overseas Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands, two groups of tropical islands in the Lucayan Archipelago of the North Atlantic Ocean and northern West Indies. The islands lie northwest of Puerto Rico, north of Hispaniola, and about 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) from Miami in the United States, at 21°45′N … Continue reading Turks & Caicos Islands #33 (1913)

Jamaica #130 (1945)

Jamaica #130 (1945)

Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. The island, 4,240 square miles (10,990 square kilometers) in area, lies about 90 miles (145 kilometers) south of Cuba, and 119 miles (191 kilometers) west of Hispaniola (the island containing the nation-states of Haiti and the Dominican Republic). Jamaica is the fourth-largest island country in the … Continue reading Jamaica #130 (1945)

Cayman Islands #85 (1935)

Cayman Islands #85 (1935)

The British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands is considered to be part of the geographic Western Caribbean Sea as well as the Greater Antilles The 102-square-mile (264-square-kilometer) territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman — the peaks of a massive underwater ridge, known as the Cayman Ridge (or Cayman Rise). This ridge flanks the Cayman Trough, 20,000 feet (6,000 meters) … Continue reading Cayman Islands #85 (1935)