Asked by: Narjiss Velikorodny
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What is the terrain like in Panama?

The terrain of Panama is interior mostly steep, rugged mountains and dissected, upland plains; coastal areas largely plains and rolling hills. Climate: The climate is mostly hot and dry, desert-like. It is temperate in the northwest and arctic in the north.

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Likewise, what is the landscape like in Panama?

The Panamanian landscape is a mixture of forests and mountains, beaches and wetlands, plains and pastures. Within this small country exists a wide sampling of terrain — from the towering primary forests of the Darién to the sunny Pacific coast beaches - there is a little bit of everything in Panama.

Likewise, what mountains are in Panama? The larger of Panama's mountain ranges is the Cordillera Central in the western half of the country. This is where Panama's highest peak and only volcano – Volcán Barú – is located. Although dormant, this volcano measures an impressive 3,475 meters (11,400 ft.) tall.

Moreover, what is the topography of Panama?

TOPOGRAPHY. Panama is a country of heavily forested hills and mountain ranges. The two principal ranges are in the eastern and western sections of the country, and a third, minor range extends southward along the Pacific coast into Colombia.

How would you describe Panama?


  1. a republic in S Central America. 28,575 sq. mi.
  2. Also called Panama City. a city in and the capital of Panama, at the Pacific end of the Panama Canal.
  3. Isthmus of. Formerly Isthmus of Darien.
  4. Gulf of, the portion of the Pacific in the bend of the Isthmus of Panama.
  5. (sometimes lowercase) Panama hat.

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