PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS December 22, 2009Posted by Web Master in About Santiago.
Tags: Boundary, Climate, Physical Nature of Santiago, Soil, Topography
2.1 GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION:
The Municipality of Santiago is located at 9°12’21” TO 914’4” NORTH LATITUDE TO 9°13’29” SOUTH LATITUDE TO 125°33’30” WEST LONGTITUDE TO 9°13’42” TO 12°533’1” TO 9°16’11” TO 9°16’23” END TO 9°15’4” SOUTH LATITUDE.
BOUNDARY : NORTH: MUNICIPALITY OF JABONGGA, ADN
SOUTH : MUNICIPALITY OF CABADBARAN, ADN
EAST : MUNICIPALITY OF MADRIDS, SDS
WEST : MUNICIPALITY OF TUBAY, ADN
SECONDARY TYPE- NO DRY SEASON WITH A VERY PRONOUNCED MAXIMUM RAIN PERIOD.
Flat and rolling lands, gently rolls from floor of the valley towards the eastern part to approximate 18 degrees toward the boundary of Surigao del Norte. Long vain of hills along the western part force Kalinawan River to pass through municipality of Tubay before it flows down to Butuan bay. Kalinawan River is the only river that drained water of the lake Mainit into sea but due to relatively high in elevation in the vicinity of barangay Lapaz, flow of water back flow and formed a small lake pagusi at the vicinity between barangay E. Morgado and Tagbuyacan. Aciga river is one of the major river and the only outlet of the watershed area. it drained pass through the vicinity of Poblacion 1 and Lapaz before intersected directly perpendicular to Kalinawan River, causing again the slow down flow of Kalinawan.