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Caribbean Lowlands


Caribbean Lowlands

The Caribbean Lowlands are a common region in Central American nations. It is the area usually on the Eastern side of a country, bordering the Caribbean Sea.

It mainly consists of flat plains that are often wet, because of offrun from the large mountain range–(American cordillera) that goes through the center of the Central American Isthmus. In some parts of the Caribbean Lowlands are a few hills and sometimes a volcano.

In much of Central America, such as northern Honduras and Panama, the coastal lowland strip on this coast is narrow, or non-existent. In Nicaragua and eastern Honduras, however, the lowlands expand into the plains of the Mosquito Coast. There are also wide

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