Philippines Bordering Countries:
Regional Maps: Map of Asia
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Where are the Philippines?
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of Philippines and all of Asia in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
Philippines is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. This is a great map for students, schools, offices and anywhere that a nice map of the world is needed for education, display or decor.
If you are interested in Philippines and the geography of Asia our large laminated map of Asia might be just what you need. It is a large political map of Asia that also shows many of the continent's physical features in color or shaded relief. Major lakes, rivers,cities, roads, country boundaries, coastlines and surrounding islands are all shown on the map.
Angeles, Aparri, Baguio, Baler, Balimbing, Bangued, Batangas, Bislig, Boac, Bolinao, Bongabong, Bontoc, Borongan, Butuan, Cabanatuan, Calbayog, Casiguran, Cavite, Cebu, Claberia, Cortes, Dagupan, Danao, Davao, Digos, Gingoog, Isabella, Jolo, Jose Abad Santos, La Carlota, Lagawe, Laoag, Larap, Legazpi, Lipa, Lucena, Maganoy, Mamburao, Manila, Masbate, Mati, Naga, Olongapo, Ormoc, Ozamis, Pagadian, Pilar, Planan, Puerto Princesa, Quezon City, Roxas, San Carlos, San Narciso, San Pablo, San Pascual, Sorsogon, Tabuk, Tarlac, Toledo and Virac.
Agno River, Babuyan Channel, Balintang Channel, Basilan Strait, Bohol Sea, Cagayan River, Celebes Sea, Davao Gulf, Lake Lanao, Lake Taal, Luzon Strait, Manila Bay, Mindoro Strait, Moro Gulf, Panay Gulf, Philippine Sea, Sibuyan Sea, South China Sea, Sulu Sea and Visayan Sea.
Philippines Natural Resources:
The Philippines has metal resources which include cobalt, silver, gold, nickel, and copper. Varied other natural resources include salt, timber and petroleum.
Philippines Natural Hazards:
The Philippines sit astride the typhoon belt; therefore the country is usually affected by 15 cyclonic storms, and directly hit by approximately six storms every year. Numerous other natural hazards are experienced by this country, including active volcanoes, destructive earthquakes, landslides, and tsunamis.
Philippines Environmental Issues:
The Philippines has a number of environmental issues. There has been uncontrolled deforestation, especially in the watershed areas. The country also has soil erosion. In major urban centers there is air and water pollution. The Philippines has had increasing pollution of its coastal mangrove swamps, which are important fish breeding grounds. There is coral reef degradation.
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