Trinidad and Tobago Map - Physical Map of
Trinidad and Tobago
Description : The Physical Map of Trinidad and Tobago showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges,
ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Trinidad and Tobago Physical
and Tobago is a Caribbean island country. It rests
between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean.
The geographic coordinates read as follows: north
latitude 11 degrees and west longitude 61 degrees. The
country covers an area of 5128 square kilometers of
which all is land. The highest point in the country is
called El Cerro del Aripo which rests at a height of 940
meters above sea level.
However the lowest point in the country rests at the
mean sea level on the Caribbean Sea. The climate of the
country is mostly pleasant as it lies between the
tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. The country has a
coastline of 362 kilometers.
Originally the islands were not a part of the Antillean
Arc because Trinidad was once a part of the Central
America mainland and Tobago was a part of an Island
chain which remains completely submerged under the
Caribbean Sea today.
The island of Trinidad is crisscrossed by two mountain
ranges known as the Northern and Central Ranges. The two
main rivers of the Trinidad and Tobago country land are
the Ortoire and Caroni rivers. The former is the most
important and the longest as well. It flows for
approximately 50 kilometers.