The Spanish Main and Caribbean Pirate Havens c. 1670

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Simeon Netchev
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A map illustrating the routes of the Treasure Fleet (the New Spain and the Terra Firma Fleet) alongside the Spanish Main (the parts of the Spanish Empire on the mainland of the Americas with coastlines on the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico) and the islands in the Caribbean (Spanish West Indies). It also depicts the most notorious havens of the buccaneers and pirates that prayed on merchant shipping and the flow of Spanish treasure from the region.

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Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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Netchev, S. (2021, September 01). The Spanish Main and Caribbean Pirate Havens c. 1670. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14550/the-spanish-main-and-caribbean-pirate-havens--c-16/

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Netchev, Simeon. "The Spanish Main and Caribbean Pirate Havens c. 1670." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 01, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14550/the-spanish-main-and-caribbean-pirate-havens--c-16/.

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Netchev, Simeon. "The Spanish Main and Caribbean Pirate Havens c. 1670." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Sep 2021. Web. 15 Oct 2021.