Extreme points of Central America

This is a list of the extreme points of Central America, the points that are farther north, south, east, or west than any other location on the region. The list also included highest and lowest points and identifies the most extensive lake.

Extreme points

Highest points

  • Volcán Tajumulco,[note 1][1] San Marcos, Guatemala 15°2′37″N 91°54′12″W / 15.04361°N 91.90333°W / 15.04361; -91.90333 (Volcán Tajumulco) — highest summit of Central America at 4220 m (13,845 feet)

Lowest points

Lakes

  • Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua 11°37′N 85°21′W / 11.617°N 85.350°W / 11.617; -85.350 (Lake Nicaragua) — most extensive lake at 8,264 km2 (3,191 square miles)

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Volcán Tajumulco is the highest point of the Republic of Guatemala and all of Central America. Volcán Tajumulco is the southernmost and easternmost 4000 m (13,123-foot) summit of North America

References

  1. ^ "Volcán Tajumulco". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved September 9, 2012.

External links

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