East indies on world map. It was once part of the route for a slave trade known as the oriental or eastern slave trade. Trinidad and tobago index. The indian ocean stretches between the east coast of africa and the west coast of india. The east indies or the indies are the lands of south and southeast asia.
The caribbean long referred to as the west indies includes more than 7000 islands. 4 feb 1942 31 mar 1942. Ww2dbase battle of makassar strait 4 feb 1942. Ww2dbase on 3 feb 1942 the american british dutch australian abda command gathered a sizable task force to stop a japanese invasion force sailing down the makassar strait.
Chronology 5 jun 1596 first dutch arrival in the east indies. Paradise islands grants permission for diagram to be copied or downloaded for personal use or school projects only. The map as history. 657429 catholics 310.
A multimedia atlas of world history with animated historical maps. In a more restricted sense the indies can be used to refer to the islands of southeast asia especially the indonesian archipelago and the philippine archipelago. 31 jul 1498 trinidad discovered and claimed for spain by. Map of the dutch east indies showing its territorial expansion from 1800 to its fullest extent prior to japanese occupation in 1942.