Spice Islands - Map Locator

Spice Islands - Map Locator Geography World History

This image depicts the location of the "Spice Islands" between Celebes (an Indonesian island) and New Guinea.

Celebes is an unusually shaped island which has four peninsulas.  Today is is known as Sulawesi.  Its four peninsulas are:

  • Minahassa Peninsula (in the north)
  • The East Peninsula
  • The South Peninsula (where Mount Lompobattang is located)
  • The South-east Peninsula

Today the "Spice Islands" are known as Maluku (or The Molucca Islands).

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