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Description: The Physical Map of Grenada showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Grenada Facts and Country Information...

Grenada is an island country located amidst the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The geographic coordinates read as follows: 12.07 degrees north latitude and 61.40 degrees west longitude. The total area covered by the country is 348.5 square kilometers of which all is land. It is also the largest island in the Grenadine Chain of Islands. There are no inlands creeks and rivers in the country.

The island has a volcanic origin with a rocky and mountainous terrain. The highest point in the country is called Mount St. Catherine and it is 840 meters from root to tip. The lowest point however rests at the mean sea level with the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.

Most of the volcanic peaks on the islands are dormant except one known as Kick 'em Jenny. The volcanic eruptions earlier created many crater lakes of which the Grand Etang is the largest. The climate is mostly tropical and is frequented by the north east trade winds brought in by the sea. The high rate of precipitation causes many rivers to flood the central plains in the islands.

There are also many rivers in the country most of which are short and unimportant. The most important rivers however are the Antione, Chemin and Great rivers.

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