24 October, 2007

Mindanao Group of Islands, Philippines Map Postcard

Situated in the southernmost section of the Philippine archipelago, Mindanao is the second largest island in the Philippines. With a land area of 102,043 square kilometers, it occupies one-third of the Philippines' total land area. The island is mountainous, and is home to Mount Apo, the highest mountain in the country. Mindanao is surrounded by seas: the Sulu Sea to the west, the Philippine Sea to the east, and the Celebes Sea to the south. The island group of Mindanao encompasses Mindanao island itself and the Sulu Archipelago to the southwest.

Mindanao Map Postcard

The size of the postcard is 5"x6.5" and shown in the postcard are images of different landmarks that can be found in Mindanao, including the capital and major cities, main roads, other tourist attractions, diving and surfing sites, and airports.

Images on the left side are as follows (top to bottom): Tiboli Tribe, Southern Cotabato -- Tinago Falls in Iligan -- Philippine Eagle, Malagos

Images on the right side are as follows (top to bottom): Camiguin Island -- Guyam, small paradise island nearby Siargao -- Colorful Muslim vintas, Zamboanga

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