Description: The Physical Map of Dominica showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Dominica is an island country located in the Caribbean Sea and its geographic coordinates read as follows: 15.25 degrees north latitude and 61.20 degrees west longitude. The country covers an area of 754 square kilometer which is all covered by land. The highest point in the country is known as Morne Diablotins as it rests 1447 meters above sea level. The lowest point in the country however rests at the mean sea level on the Caribbean Sea.
Topographically the country is pretty diverse with unexploited rain forests, rugged landscapes and plains. The country is also one of the wettest places on earth as it receives a yearly rainfall of 101 inches. It is the largest Caribbean island located towards the windward side of the Lesser Antilles.
High volcanic peaks run across the country from the northwest to the southeast. The plains are also cut across from east to west by small and low ranges. The Boiling Lake on the island provides constant evidence to the active volcanic activity. The country has many rivers but none of them are of substantial length. However the east coast of the country does hold the most important river on the land known as the Pagua River.
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