the southern most part of the North American continent, lying between Mexico and South America including Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica and Panama
an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America
This island chain extends from the north coast of Latin America to the mouth of the Gulf of Mexico
Group of islands that includes Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico
Group of islands that extend from the Virgin Islands to Trinidad and Tobago
A group of 700 islands fringed with coral reefs
Santa Ana Volcano
A volcano in El Salvador formed by tectonic plate movement
a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas
a large group of islands
a high elevation, very wet tropical forest where low clouds are common
farm products in the region include coffee, sugar cane, bananas, and cotton.
Natural resources that humans use to produce energy. The Caribbean has few and must be imported, thus limiting development.