Central Panay Mountain Range

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Central Panay Mountain Range
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Map of Panay
Highest point
PeakMount Madia-as
Elevation2,117 m (6,946 ft)
Dimensions
Length94 km (58 mi)
Width32 km (20 mi)
Geography
CountryPhilippines
State/ProvinceAntique, Capiz, Iloilo, Aklan.
Range coordinates10°45′46″N 122°8′22″E / 10.76278°N 122.13944°E / 10.76278; 122.13944Coordinates: 10°45′46″N 122°8′22″E / 10.76278°N 122.13944°E / 10.76278; 122.13944

Central Panay Mountain Range is the longest mountain range in Panay Island, running through the center of the island of Panay in the Philippines. The highest point is Mount Madia-as standing at 6,946 ft. (2, 117 m) located on the border of Antique and Aklan. Other peaks are Mount Nangtud 6,801 ft. (2,073m), Mount Baloy 6,300 ft. (1,920m), Mount Nausang 5,410 ft. (1,640m), Mount Tigas 4,760 ft. (1,451m), Mount Llorente 4,409 ft. (1,344m), Mount Sansanan 4,219 ft. (1,286m), Mount Napulak 4,095 ft. (1,248m), Mount Balabag 3,728 ft. (1,136m), Mount Dumara,Mount Sipanag and Mount Dalangnan. Panay Central Mountain Range is the source of all largest rivers in Panay Island including Panay River, Jalaur River, Aklan River, Sibalom River, Kangaranan River, Dalanas River, Tigum River, Paliwan River, Ibajay River, Tibiao River and Kairawan River. The range is famous for its diverse range of flora and fauna, as well for the Antique Rice Terraces clusters, the largest and oldest in the Visayas.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Region 6 - Protected Areas". Department of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity Management Bureau. Archived from the original on 15 October 2014. Retrieved 11 October 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)