Description: The Physical Map of Barbados showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, ocean, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Barbados is an island located in the North Atlantic Ocean and it lies between north latitude 13.10 degrees and west longitude 59.32 degrees. The island lies towards the east of the windward side of the Lesser Antilles. The total area covered up by this island is 70000 square kilometers with a coastline spanning 97 kilometers. A mere 431 square kilometers is taken up by land and 69569 square kilometers is occupied by water. The country measures 34 kilometers from top to bottom and 23 from ear to ear.
The highest point in the country is called Mount Hillaby which sits at a height of 336 meters whereas the lowest point rests at mean sea level on the Atlantic Ocean.
The terrain along the coasts showcase a few rolling hills whereas the central lands are low lying with a steep plateau rising in the midst. The primary mountain range running in the country is known as the Christ Church Range. Most of the limestone surface of the country is used to grow sugarcanes.
Lying between the tropics, the country experiences pleasant weather all year round frequented by the north east trade winds. The country has 5 major rivers, of which 3 drain into the Atlantic Ocean and 2 drain into the Caribbean Sea. The Bruce Vale and Constitution Rivers are the most important.
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