WONDER #1926: What Is an Isthmus?

Question 1 of 3

The Isthmus of Panama separates the Pacific Ocean from which other body of water?

  1. Atlantic Ocean
  2. Lake Michigan
  3. Indian Ocean
  4. Mediterranean Sea

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT one of the defining characteristics of an isthmus?

  1. narrow strip of land
  2. connects two large landmasses
  3. separates two bodies of water
  4. wide and mountainous strip of land

Question 3 of 3

A type of isthmus consisting of a sandbar created by waves and tides is called a what?

  1. jugular
  2. sandbarrio
  3. tidalo
  4. tombolo

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