the physical features of jamaica

by Ga


What are the physical features of Jamaica?

ANSWER: May-12-2009 by Wellesley Gayle

Hi Ga,

"The island of Jamaica can be divided into three main types of land forms: the central mountain chain formed by igneous and metamorphic rocks; the karst limestone hills in the Cockpit area; the low-lying coastal plains and interior valleys.

Limestone formation occurs all over the island, but especially in the western areas". (

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